Hoger Family History

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Hoger Name Meaning

German (also Höger): variant of Heger. North German: from the Germanic personal name Hucger, composed of the elements hug ‘head’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + ger ‘spear’. South German: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle High German hoger ‘hump’. French: variant of Ogier.

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

Similar surnames: Hager, Hoyer, Huger, Heger, Roger, Boger, Moger, Hoeger, Hoge, Hofer

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Hoger Family Origin

Where is the Hoger family from?

Hoger Family Occupations

What did your Hoger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoger family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoger. The most common Hoger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hoger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Tailor

  • Coal Miner


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

Hoger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hoger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoger 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 Hoger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hoger. For the veterans among your Hoger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoger lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hoger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hoger in 1959 was 47, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoger 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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