Vogus Name Meaning

German: perhaps a respelling of North German Voges, a variant of Fochezer, an occupational name for a baker (of cakes), from Late Latin focatia (Italian focaccia) ‘(kind of) cake’, ‘(kind of) white bread’.

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


Similar surnames: Voges, Vogt, Bogus, Voge, Negus, Vigue, Vogts, Vogel, Rogus, Copus

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Vogus Family Origin

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Vogus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farm Hand

    11%
  • Digging Ore

    6%

In 1880, the most common Vogus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Vogus's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogus. A less common occupation for the Vogus family was Digging Ore.

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Vogus Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2003, Vogus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Vogus in 1964 was 81, and 76 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogus

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