Hogrefe Family History

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Hogrefe Name Meaning

North German: occupational and status name from Middle Low German hogreve, a compound of hoch ‘high’ + grefe ‘lord’, ‘supervisor’ (see Graf).

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


Similar surnames: Holtgrewe, Greve, Hoge, Hoeft, Hoger, Hoefs, Hagele, Grefe, Grafe

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Hogrefe Family Origin

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Hogrefe Family Occupations

What did your Hogrefe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hogrefe. 24% of Hogrefe men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Hogrefe women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hogrefe were Manager and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Farming
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    31%
  • Clerk
    24%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%

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

Hogrefe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hogrefe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hogrefe 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 644 immigration records available for the last name Hogrefe. 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 785 military records available for the last name Hogrefe. For the veterans among your Hogrefe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hogrefe Life Expectancy

What is the average Hogrefe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hogrefe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hogrefe in 1963 was 71, and 69 in 2004.

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