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Hogston Family History

Hogston Name Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire): habitational name from Hoxton (Middlesex) from an Old English personal name Hōc (genitive Hōces) or Hogg (genitive Hogges) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead estate’.

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


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

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Where is the Hogston family from?

You can see how Hogston families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hogston family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hogston families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hogston families living in Virginia. This was about 60% of all the recorded Hogston's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Hogston families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hogston surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hogston ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Hogston. 25% of Hogston men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
    19%
  • Miner
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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