Hoag Family History

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Hoag Name Meaning

variant of Scottish and English Hogg. possibly an altered spelling of Norwegian Haug.

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

Similar surnames: Houg, Hogg, Boag, Hoy, Hope, Tong, Choat, Coan, Noah, Haaf

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Hoag Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hoag name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Hoag Family Origin

Where is the Hoag family from?

Hoag Family Occupations

What did your Hoag ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hoag occupation in the UK was Furnace Filler. 50% of Hoag's were Furnace Fillers. Furnace Filler and Woolframe Work Knitter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoag.

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  • Furnace Filler

  • Woolframe Work Knitter


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

Hoag Historical Records

What Hoag family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 57,000 census records available for the last name Hoag. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoag 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoag. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hoag. For the veterans among your Hoag ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoag Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoag lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hoag life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hoag in 1943 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoag

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoag 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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