Vogt Family History

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Vogt Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a bailiff, farm manager, or other person with supervisory authority, Middle High German voget, Late Latin vocatus, from Latin advocatus, past participle of advocare ‘to call upon (to help)’. The term originally denoted someone who appeared before a court on behalf of some party not permitted to make direct representations, often an ecclesiastical body which was not supposed to have any dealings with temporal authorities.

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


Similar surnames: Fogt, Voge, Pott, Molt, Bott, Cort, Bolt, Hoge, Mort, Voet

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Vogt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Vogt name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    40%

  • Germanic Europe

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    4%

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Vogt Family Origin

Where is the Vogt family from?

Vogt Family Occupations

What did your Vogt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogt. A less common occupation for the Vogt family was Carpenter. The most common Vogt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Vogt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Vogt Historical Records

What Vogt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Vogt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vogt 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Vogt. 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 30,000 military records available for the last name Vogt. For the veterans among your Vogt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vogt Life Expectancy

What is the average Vogt lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Vogt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vogt in 1942 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vogt 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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