Hogston Family History

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Hogston Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly in part from Hogston in Angus, Scotland, named from Older Scots hogg ‘young sheep’, but the concentration of the name in the Midlands and southern England suggests that it is primarily from Hoggeston in Buckinghamshire, which is named from the Old English personal name Hogg + Old English tun.

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

Similar surnames: Holston, Houston, Harston, Colston, Hurston, Rolston, Haston, Royston

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Hogston Family Origin

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Hogston Family Occupations

What did your Hogston ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hogston occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 22% of Hogston's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hogston. A less common occupation for the Hogston family was Keeps House.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Day Laborer

  • Keeps House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hogston ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hogston Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hogston. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hogston census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 93 immigration records available for the last name Hogston. 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 Card

There are 359 military records available for the last name Hogston. For the veterans among your Hogston ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hogston Life Expectancy

What is the average Hogston lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hogston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hogston in 1951 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hogston

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hogston ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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