Koger Family History

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Koger Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a knacker, from an agent derivative of koge ‘carrion’.

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


Similar surnames: Koker, Kober, Koser, Hoger, Kroger, Kogler, Kyger, Koper, Boger

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Koger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Koger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Koger. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

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Koger Family Origin

Where is the Koger family from?

Koger Family Occupations

What did your Koger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koger. The most common Koger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Koger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Koger family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Koger Historical Records

What Koger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Koger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koger 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 629 immigration records available for the last name Koger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Koger. For the veterans among your Koger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koger Life Expectancy

What is the average Koger lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Koger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Koger in 1942 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koger 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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