Hug Name Meaning

English: variant of Huck. German and Dutch: from the personal name Hug or Hugo, equivalent of English Hugh.

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

Similar surnames: Hugo, Hugh, Haug, Huge, Hue, Houg, Hugg, Hum, Hux, Hogg

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Hug Family Origin

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Hug Family Occupations

What did your Hug ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Master and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hug. 10% of Hug men worked as an Assistant Master and 32% of Hug women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hug were Catholic Priest and Babynurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Master
  • Building Inspector Corp
  • Catering Business (retd)
  • Catholic Priest

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Jewellers Assistant
  • Domestic
  • Babynurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hug Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hug 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hug. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hug. For the veterans among your Hug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hug Life Expectancy

What is the average Hug lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hug life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hug in 1953 was 25, and 85 in 2004.

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