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Vogen Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Norwegian Vågen, a habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named, from the definite singular of våg ‘bay’, ‘fjord’, ‘inlet’ (see Voge).

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


Similar surnames: Voge, Bogen, Mogen, Osen, Oen, Vigen, Doten, Viken, Logan, Rogin

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Where is the Vogen family from?

You can see how Vogen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vogen family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vogen families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Vogen families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Vogen's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Vogen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vogen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vogen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vogen. 25% of Vogen men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    25%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Proprietor
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vogen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vogen 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Vogen. 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 424 military records available for the last name Vogen. For the veterans among your Vogen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vogen lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Vogen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Vogen in 1964 was 79, and 88 in 2003.

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