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Voge Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German voge ‘skillful’ or ‘small’, a nickname from either sense. Americanized form of Norwegian Våge, a habitational name from any of thirty or more farmsteads so named, from Old Norse vágr ‘bay’, ‘fjord’, ‘inlet’.

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


Similar surnames: Vogen, Loge, Boge, Hope, Voges, Vogel, Hoge, Bogen, Volle, Sorge

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Where is the Voge family from?

You can see how Voge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Voge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Voge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Voge families living in Ontario. This was about 82% of all the recorded Voge's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Voge families in 1911.
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What did your Voge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Voge. 38% of Voge men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Voge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Voge were Machinist and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    36%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Voge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Voge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Voge. 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 912 military records available for the last name Voge. For the veterans among your Voge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Voge lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Voge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Voge in 1958 was 40, and 68 in 2004.

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