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Fogerson Surname Meaning

Altered form of Scottish Ferguson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Furgerson, Fogelson, Fergerson, Ferson, Rogerson, Fergeson, Geron

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Where is the Fogerson family from?

You can see how Fogerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fogerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fogerson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Fogerson families living in Cumberland. This was about 86% of all the recorded Fogerson's in United Kingdom. Cumberland had the highest population of Fogerson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fogerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fogerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fogerson. 50% of Fogerson men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Fogerson women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farm Laborer
    25%
  • Assistant Merchant
    25%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fogerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fogerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 82 immigration records available for the last name Fogerson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 177 military records available for the last name Fogerson. For the veterans among your Fogerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fogerson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Fogerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fogerson in 1946 was 41, and 85 in 2004.

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