Vogt Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a bailiff, farm manager, or other person with supervisory authority, Middle High German voget, Late Latin vocatus, from Latin advocatus, past participle of advocare ‘to call upon (to help)’. The term originally denoted someone who appeared before a court on behalf of some party not permitted to make direct representations, often an ecclesiastical body which was not supposed to have any dealings with temporal authorities.

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


Similar surnames: Fogt, Voge, Pott, Molt, Bott, Cort, Bolt, Hoge, Mort, Voet

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Vogt Family Origin

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Vogt Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    19%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Upholsterer

    6%
  • Watchmaker & Jeweller

    6%

In 1881, Baker, Tailor and Upholsterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogt. The most common Vogt occupation in the UK was Baker. 19% of Vogt's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Vogt family was Watchmaker & Jeweller.

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Vogt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Vogt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vogt in 1942 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogt

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