Fogt Name Meaning

Danish: occupational name from Danish foged ‘bailiff’. Americanized spelling of German Vogt.

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


Similar surnames: Vogt, Foit, Focht, Fogg, Fout, Foyt, Fort, Bolt, Funt, Foltz

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Fogt Family Origin

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Fogt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cobler

    4%
  • Cooper

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Fogt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Fogt's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cobler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fogt. A less common occupation for the Fogt family was Cooper.

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Fogt Historical Records

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Fogt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Fogt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Fogt in 1962 was 82, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fogt

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