Vogus Family History

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Vogus Name Meaning

German: perhaps a respelling of North German Voges, a variant of Fochezer, an occupational name for a baker (of cakes), from Late Latin focatia (Italian focaccia) ‘(kind of) cake’, ‘(kind of) white bread’.

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

Similar surnames: Voges, Vogt, Bogus, Voge, Negus, Vigue, Vogts, Vogel, Rogus, Copus

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Vogus Family Origin

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Vogus Family Occupations

What did your Vogus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vogus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Vogus's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vogus. A less common occupation for the Vogus family was Digging Ore.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Hand

  • Digging Ore


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

Vogus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vogus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vogus 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 24 immigration records available for the last name Vogus. 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 257 military records available for the last name Vogus. For the veterans among your Vogus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vogus Life Expectancy

What is the average Vogus lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Vogus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Vogus in 1964 was 81, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vogus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vogus 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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