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Ogg Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of a nickname from the Gaelic adjective óg ‘young’ used to distinguish the junior of two bearers of the same personal name (typically father and son). English (Lincolnshire): variant of Hogg pronounced without initial /h/.

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

Similar surnames: Old, Mogg, Long, Tong, Orr, Hogg, Ott, Voge, Opp, Ohl

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Where is the Ogg family from?

You can see how Ogg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ogg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ogg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 52 Ogg families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Ogg's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ogg families in 1891.
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What did your Ogg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ogg. 67% of Ogg men worked as a Farmer and 84% of Ogg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ogg were Bank Clerk and Domestic Servant. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farmer
  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
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Census Records

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Ogg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ogg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ogg. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ogg. For the veterans among your Ogg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ogg lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ogg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ogg in 1944 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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