Vogen Family History

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Vogen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Vågen, a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite singular of våg ‘bay’, ‘fjord’, ‘inlet’ (see Voge).

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


Similar surnames: Voge, Bogen, Mogen, Osen, Oen, Vigen, Doten, Viken, Logan, Rogin

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Vogen Family Origin

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Vogen Family Occupations

What did your Vogen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vogen. 13% of Vogen men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Vogen women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vogen were Carpenter and House Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Butcher
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Cahier
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • House Maid
    8%

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

Vogen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vogen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vogen 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Vogen. 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 424 military records available for the last name Vogen. For the veterans among your Vogen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vogen Life Expectancy

What is the average Vogen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Vogen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vogen in 1964 was 79, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vogen 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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