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Boge Family History

Boge Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Böe (see Boe 5). Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms in southwestern Norway named Boge, from Old Norse bugr ‘hook’, ‘bay’, ‘bend’, with reference to an inlet or a bend in a river.

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


Similar surnames: Bogh, Bogen, Voge, Bole, Boege, Boe, Boger, Loge, Boye, Bode

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Where is the Boge family from?

You can see how Boge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Boge families living in New Brunswick. This was about 42% of all the recorded Boge's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Boge families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boge. 31% of Boge men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Boge women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boge were Farming and Operator.

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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

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Farm Hand
    9%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    32%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Operator
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Boge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Boge. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 811 military records available for the last name Boge. For the veterans among your Boge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boge lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Boge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boge in 1961 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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