Hogue History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

A Viking family in ancient Scotland was the first to use the name Hogue. It 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 Hogue family

The surname Hogue 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.

Early History of the Hogue family

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Hogue Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hogg, Hogge, Hoag, Hogue, Hoig and others.

Early Notables of the Hogue family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Hogue family to Ireland

Some of the Hogue family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Hogue migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hogue Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Bernard, Charles, James, John, Peter, Richard and William Hogue all, who arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860
  • Wm. Hogue, aged 25, who immigrated to America, in 1896
Hogue Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Edmund Hogue, aged 30, who landed in America from London, in 1900
  • W. J. Hogue, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1904
  • Malvina Hogue, aged 37, who immigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Esther Hogue, who immigrated to America, in 1910
  • Chester Hogue, aged 34, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hogue (post 1700) +

  • Wilson Thomas Hogue, American Bishop of the Free Methodist Church
  • Charles Leonard Hogue (1935-1992), American entomologist
  • James Arthur Hogue (b. 1959), American impostor who entered Princeton University by posing as a self-taught orphan
  • Robert Clinton "Bobby" Hogue (1921-1987), American Major League Baseball player who played from 1948 to 1952
  • Doug Hogue (b. 1989), American football linebacker
  • Russ Hogue (b. 1974), American kickboxer
  • Bob Hogue (b. 1953), American athletic conference commissioner, author and columnist, sportscaster, and a former Republican member of the Hawaii State Senate
  • Paul H. "Duke" Hogue (1940-2009), American basketball player
  • Alexandre Hogue (1898-1994), American Regionalist Painter
  • Blanche B. Hogue, American Republican politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 1st District, 1938; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940, 1944, 1952 (alternate) [1]
  • ... (Another 18 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

RMS Titanic
  • Mr. E. Hogue (d. 1912), aged 22, English Plate Steward from London, England who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [2]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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