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Hoge Name Meaning

North German (Rhineland): nickname for a person of high status, from Middle Low German hoge ‘high’. Compare Hoch.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Voge, Hose, Hoger, Hage, Hone, Hege, Loge, Hodge, Hoke, Hogen

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Where is the Hoge family from?

You can see how Hoge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoge families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 33 Hoge families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Hoge's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hoge families in 1840.
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What did your Hoge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoge. 17% of Hoge men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Hoge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoge were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hoge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hoge. For the veterans among your Hoge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoge lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hoge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Hoge in 1946 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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