Hoog Family History

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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

What did your Hoog ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Boot Maker

    6%
  • Dealer In Lumber

    6%

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

Hoog Historical Records

What Hoog family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoog. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoog 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoog. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hoog. For the veterans among your Hoog ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoog Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoog lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoog

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoog 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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