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Bogy Family History

Bogy Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Body, Boge, Bogh, Boy, Bond, Bo, Loge, Bold, Loy, Boda

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Where is the Bogy family from?

You can see how Bogy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bogy family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bogy families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Bogy families living in Arkansas. This was about 56% of all the recorded Bogy's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Bogy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bogy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bogy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bogy. 45% of Bogy men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Bogy women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bogy were Electrician and Laundress. .

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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
    45%
  • Farmer
    35%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Electrician
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Laundress
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bogy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bogy 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Bogy. 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 390 military records available for the last name Bogy. For the veterans among your Bogy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bogy lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bogy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bogy in 1949 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

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