Bogen Family History

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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

Where is the Bogen family from?

Bogen Family Occupations

What did your Bogen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, (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). 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.

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

  • Iron Labourer

  • Schoolmaster

  • Stone Breaker (Road Labourer)


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

Bogen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bogen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bogen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Bogen. For the veterans among your Bogen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bogen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bogen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bogen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bogen 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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