Bogen Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an archer, bowman, or bow maker, from Middle High German boge ‘bow’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German (Regen)bogen ‘rainbow’ or from German Bogen (Yiddish boigen) ‘arch’, ‘bow’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads, so named with Old Norse bugr (see Boge) + the definite article -en. Perhaps also an altered spelling of Irish Bogan.

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


Similar surnames: Boger, Boden, Boge, Boen, Bogel, Vogen, Mogen, Boren, Voge, Hogen

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Bogen Family Origin

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Bogen Family Occupations

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  • (Hon Canon Of Rochester Cathl Head Master Of St Savrs Grammar School)

    25%
  • Iron Labourer

    25%
  • Schoolmaster

    25%
  • Stone Breaker (Road Labourer)

    25%

In 1881, the most common Bogen occupation in the UK was (Hon Canon Of Rochester Cathl Head Master Of St Savrs Grammar School). 25% of Bogen's were (Hon Canon Of Rochester Cathl Head Master Of St Savrs Grammar School)s. (Hon Canon Of Rochester Cathl Head Master Of St Savrs Grammar School), Iron Labourer and Schoolmaster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bogen. A less common occupation for the Bogen family was Stone Breaker (Road Labourer).

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Bogen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Bogen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bogen in 1945 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bogen

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