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Bogue Name Meaning

Irish (Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Buadhaigh ‘descendant of Buadhach’, a personal name meaning ‘victorious’. (The British name Boudicca or Boadicea, borne by the Queen of the Iceni who in ad 62 led a revolt against the Roman occupation of her country, is a cognate.)

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


Similar surnames: Bogle, Logue, Boyce, Bogus, Bogie, Bowie, Boe, Bonus, Hogue, Pogue

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Bogue Family Origin

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Bogue Family Occupations

What did your Bogue ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bogue family was Bartender. The most common Bogue occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Bogue's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bogue.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Clerk

    15%
  • Teacher

    8%
  • Bartender

    4%

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

Bogue Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bogue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogue 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bogue. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bogue. For the veterans among your Bogue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bogue Life Expectancy

What is the average Bogue lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bogue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bogue in 1944 was 27, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bogue 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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