Fogt Family History

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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

What did your Fogt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fogt. 19% of Fogt men worked as a Farming and 9% of Fogt women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fogt were Farm Laborer and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Clerical Work
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fogt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fogt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fogt 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 658 immigration records available for the last name Fogt. 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 871 military records available for the last name Fogt. For the veterans among your Fogt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fogt Life Expectancy

What is the average Fogt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fogt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fogt 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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