Voges Family History

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Voges Name Meaning

North German: of uncertain origin; possibly a patronymic from Vogt, or alternatively from a short form of Middle High German vogesser, a variant of voche(n)zer, an occupational name for a pastrycook or confectioner.

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


Similar surnames: Voge, Vogel, Vogus, Vogts, Kogel, Bogel, Loges, Vogt, Toles, Hoge

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Voges Family Origin

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Voges Family Occupations

What did your Voges ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Voges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Voges's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Voges family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Shoemaker and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Voges.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

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

Voges Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Voges Life Expectancy

What is the average Voges lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Voges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Voges in 1948 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Voges

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Voges 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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