Hoag History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The ancestry of the name Hoag goes back to the Vikings, who settled on the rocky shores of ancient Scotland. Hoag was a name for a careful and prudent person. While in England, this name is derived from the animal and is there a metonymic surname (a surname derived from the principle object associated with a trade or occupation), in Scotland it is derived from the Old English word hoga, which means prudent. A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.

Early Origins of the Hoag family

The surname Hoag was first found in Durham, where they were located from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Hoag family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoag research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1543, 1583, 1680, 1658, 1734, 1770, 1835, 1792, 1862 and are included under the topic Early Hoag History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hoag Spelling Variations

Contemporary spellings of ancient Scottish names often bear little resemblance to the original recorded versions. These spelling variations result from the fact that medieval scribes spelled words and names alike according to their sounds. Hoag has been spelled Hogg, Hogge, Hoag, Hogue, Hoig and others.

Early Notables of the Hoag family (pre 1700)

Notable amongst the Clan from early times was Ralf Hogge, an English iron-master and gun founder to the king; he succeeded in casting the first iron cannon in England in 1543 and known to have later built Hogge House in the village of Buxted, East...
Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoag Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hoag family to Ireland

Some of the Hoag family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hoag migration to the United States

The colonies on the fertile east coast of North America soon had many farms run by Scots. These hardy settlers provided a backbone for the great nations of the United States and Canada that would emerge in the next centuries. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Hoag or a variant listed above, including:

Hoag Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • John Hoag, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1650 [1]
Hoag Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • D Hoag, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • J V Hoag, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
Hoag Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Amanda Hoag, aged 40, who immigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Adam Hoag, aged 47, who arrived at New London, Ohio, in 1909
  • Curtis Hoag, aged 65, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Charles Hoag, aged 43, who immigrated to the United States, in 1912
  • Anna L. Hoag, aged 65, who landed in America, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hoag (post 1700)

  • William W. Hoag, American politician, Member of Connecticut State Senate 11th District, 1859
  • William Nicholas Hoag, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 11th District, 1890, 1892
  • W. M. Hoag, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1928 [2]
  • William Hoag, American politician, Socialist Labor Candidate for Secretary of State of Michigan, 1906; Socialist Labor Candidate for University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1909
  • W. Dixon Hoag, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Old Lyme, 1930 [2]
  • Truman Harrison Hoag (1816-1870), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Mayor of Toledo, Ohio, 1867; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1869-70; Died in office 1870
  • Thomas W. Hoag, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948 [2]
  • Samuel W. Hoag, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Rensselaer County, 1840
  • Prince Hoag, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Dutchess County, 1823
  • Paul M. Hoag, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Ohio, 2000 [2]
  • ... (Another 29 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, November 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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