Hugo Family History

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Hugo Name Meaning

French and Dutch: from a Latinized form of the personal name Hugh, also found in England (Cornwall). German: from a short form of any of the Germanic compound personal names with the first element hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ (see Hugh).

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

Similar surnames: Hugh, Hug, Huger, Dugo, Huck, Huge, Hugus, Hugg, Hue, Nuno

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Hugo Family Origin

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Hugo Family Occupations

What did your Hugo ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hugo family was Coachman Domestic Servant. Labourer, Mason and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hugo. The most common Hugo occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Hugo's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Mason

  • Annuitant

  • Coachman Domestic Servant


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

Hugo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hugo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hugo 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hugo. 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 Hugo. For the veterans among your Hugo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hugo Life Expectancy

What is the average Hugo lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hugo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hugo in 1952 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hugo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hugo 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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