Show ContentsBogert History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The history of the Bogert name began with the ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from the baptismal name Buchard, a variant of Burchard.

Early Origins of the Bogert family

The surname Bogert was first found in Lincolnshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Bogert family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bogert research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1150, 1207, 1273, 1500, 1547, 1669, 1748 and 1689 are included under the topic Early Bogert History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Bogert Spelling Variations

Sound was what guided spelling in the essentially pre-literate Middle Ages, so one person's name was often recorded under several variations during a single lifetime. Also, before the advent of the printing press and the first dictionaries, the English language was not standardized. Therefore, spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Bogert family name include Bockett, Bocket, Bocard, Bocardi, Bochard, Bockard, Bokett, Bucard, Buchard, Bucket and many more.

Early Notables of the Bogert family (pre 1700)

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Bogert Ranking

In the United States, the name Bogert is the 18,330th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Bogert migration to the United States +

For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Early immigrants bearing the Bogert surname or a spelling variation of the name include :

Bogert Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Jan Laurensz Bogert, who landed in New York in 1663 [2]
Bogert Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Nicholas Bogert, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727 [2]
  • Peter Bogert, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1744 [2]
Bogert Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Bogert, who arrived in Mobile, Ala in 1822 [2]

Canada Bogert migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Bogert Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Christopher Bogert U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1783 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Bogert (post 1700) +

  • John Voorhis "Tim" Bogert III (1944-2021), American musician, known for his work with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and the power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice
  • Tim Bogert (b. 1944), American bass player best known for his bass solos and his work with Vanilla Fudge
  • William Bogert (b. 1936), American character actor
  • George Henry Bogert (1864-1944), American landscape painter
  • Charles Mitchill Bogert (1908-1992), American herpetologist, and curator of herpetology and researcher for the American Museum of Natural History
  • Major-General Mortimer Patrick Bogert (1908-1999), Commanding Officer, 2nd Canadian Brigade from 1944 to 1945 [4]
  • Susan Bogert Warner (1819-1885), American novelist

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  4. Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2011, September 8) Mortimer Bogert. Retrieved from on Facebook