Hoog Name Meaning

Swedish (Höög): nickname for a tall person from hög ‘high’, ‘tall’, possibly a soldier’s name. Dutch (de Hoog) and North German: nickname from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German hooch ‘high’, in the sense of ‘noble’, ‘proud’, ‘of high status’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoof, Hoop, Hoch, Moog, Hook, Hoos, Hoon, Hood, Shoop, Hooge

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Hoog Family Origin

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Hoog Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    6%
  • Dealer In Lumber

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoog. A less common occupation for the Hoog family was Dealer In Lumber. The most common Hoog occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hoog's were Farmers.

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Hoog Historical Records

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Hoog Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Hoog life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoog in 1947 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoog

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