Hogg Name Meaning

Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a swineherd, from Middle English hog(ge) ‘swine’. Scottish and English: metonymic occupational name for a shepherd, from Middle English hogg ‘yearling sheep’. German (Högg): topographic name, a variant of Heck 2, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Fogg, Hegg, Hagg, Tong, Hong, Hoog, Hoad, Hogge, Hoy, Hope

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Hogg Family Origin

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Hogg Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hogg family was Labourer. The most common Hogg occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Hogg's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hogg.

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Hogg Historical Records

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Hogg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Hogg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hogg in 1941 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hogg

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