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Hoger Name Meaning

German (also Höger): variant of Heger. North German: from the Germanic personal name Hucger, composed of the elements hug ‘head’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + ger ‘spear’. South German: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle High German hoger ‘hump’. French: variant of Ogier.

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


Similar surnames: Hager, Hoyer, Huger, Heger, Roger, Boger, Moger, Hoeger, Hoge, Hofer

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Where is the Hoger family from?

You can see how Hoger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoger families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Hoger families living in Ohio. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hoger's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hoger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoger. 25% of Hoger men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Hoger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoger were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Housework
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hoger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hoger. For the veterans among your Hoger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hoger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hoger in 1959 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

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