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Hoogenbos is a dutch surname. As of the 2007 census of the Netherlands only 16 living people living in the Netherlands have this surname. It is related closely to the Hogenbosch and Hoogenbosch surnames through a common ancestor who lived about 300 years ago.
The Hoogenbos surname evolved from the Hogenbos surname which had evolved from Hobos which in turn had evolved from Hobis. The Hobis surname is first mentioned in the Nederweert church records in 1568 with the marriage of Jan Hobis and Gertruda Maxels.