A Good Name Gives Strength
I want to include information about
all aspects of the Hogg name. In order to do this I need
your help, suggestions, feedback, and information.
New information is constantly coming
in to me, both from my own research and from others who have generously
contributed to this site. You might want to bookmark us and check
back regularly as I am updating these pages on a regular basis.
New facebook page for The Hogg Surname Centre
website for the James Hogg Society
you know? - Interesting discoveries I have made in my research.
The name Hogg is very old. Find out more on
and Origins page.
Well known Hogg expressions
those of us with the surname Hogg know what this means,
the rest of you don't have a clue
Don't be such a Hogg - this
expression is used when the speaker would prefer that the person spoken
to would not behave so cleverly
Go the whole Hogg- this
is when one attempts to rise to the top, this involves a certain
intensity known only too well by the Hogg family.
Live high off the Hogg- This is
an expression used when people come to visit the Hoggs.
Hoggwash- a daily ablution
How about======Independent as a HOGG on ice
--======You are all sitting at the table ahwb a late-comer arrives
say ' We;re waiting for you like one HOGG waits for another. (from
When Jim Hogg was governor of Texas they tried
to get him to change his pronounciation fro hog to hoag --- A little
ditty was started---HOGG BY NAME AND HOGG BY NATURE CHANGED TO HOAG
BY LEGISLATURE (from Medhogg)
Stop Hogging the ____ - Have you
never heard in conversation anything like "Stop hogging it!!" It means
"stop keeping it to yourself!" For example "Stop hogging the bedcovers"
means "Give me the sheets back NOW!"
(from Rebecca Hogg, Leicester, UK)
This is the first place to look. The
archives are sorted by geographic regions. Each Archive
has listings under Census, Births, Deaths, Marriages, Records and Deed,
Cemeteries, Biographies, Miscellaneous and a list of people researching
in that area.
If your name is Hoge, Hogue, Hoag or one of the many
other variations of Hogg, take a look at this page. Remember
that I list these names on the rest of the pages as well.
Researchers have submitted information about the families
that they are researching.
short descriptions and some photos about Hoggs
who have made their mark on history.
the photograph page
listings from Passenger lists
a list of people who are researching the name.
Again this list is sorted by the geographic area where their ancestors
In my travels through the internet looking for people
called Hogg, I keep running into places with Hogg in the name. So
here is a page just about Hogg place names all over the world.
Hogg Mailing List
There are three methods of sending queries.
You can either email me if you want the query posted on these pages,
or send a query to either of the following message boards.
The Hogg Family Genealogical Society
Carol Jewell Knuppel,
1020 W. Oak Dr.,
Yukon, Ok. 73099-2423
- Submit your information to this site.
- Do lookups for other researchers
- I am trying to come up with information regarding
Rev. Moses Drury Hoge, who is referred to in the paper on the Meanings
and Origins page.
- Anyone have any information on Lucky Hogg,
the witch referred to by James Hogg in one of his works?
11 Feb.01 - Yay, finally, Ian Bartlett saw this and did some research.
After a year of hoping, we finally have a
page dedicated to Lucky and the origins of Hogg according the
James Hogg, the Poet.
Links include Hogg links, general genealogy
links, and Scottish genealogy links
Gedcom Databases - RootsWeb Introduces
The RootsWeb Cooperative has long been known
as one of the best online communities for genealogists. especially
for U.S.-based genealogists.
Their latest addition is a large (and growing)
database of individual genealogical data known as WorldConnect. The
WorldConnect database is built around the widely-used GEDCOM file
standard that allows family historians to share their data with others,
even if they have different computers or use different software.
The WorldConnect project allows genealogists
anywhere in the world to upload their data to the service without
fee, to modify that data whenever they need to, and to share it with
other genealogists -- all without cost. Access to the WorldConnect
database is available via the World Wide Web.
WorldConnect launched with data on approximately
5.5 million people, has already reached the six million mark, and
is expected to grow rapidly. Genealogists wishing to add their names
to this effort are invited to do so through the Web, or by sending
the data to the WorldConnect project on floppy disc or Zip disc.
The Web address for the project is:
On April 24, 2001, typing Hogg into their search
engine yields 5580 results.
NB - If you discover any links or email addresses
not working, please contact
me and tell me what page they are on. There are so many links
on this site, it is hard to keep up with them all.
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