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Hogue Family History

Hogue Name Meaning

French (Normandy Maine): topographic name derived from Old Norse haugr ‘hill’ or a habitational name from La Hogue the name of several places in the northwestern part of France.

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


Similar surnames: Hole, Homme, Hegge, Hoye, Hope, Voge, Sogge, Hege, Houy, Gue

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Where is the Hogue family from?

You can see how Hogue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hogue family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hogue families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Hogue families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hogue's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hogue families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hogue surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hogue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hogue. 18% of Hogue men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Hogue women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hogue were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Census Records

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Hogue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hogue 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 Hogue. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Hogue. For the veterans among your Hogue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hogue lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hogue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Hogue in 1944 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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