Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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Related and similar surnamesHogg
The Hogge surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
HOGG. HOGGE. The animal— analogous to Wildbore, Purcell, &c. Those who object to be classed with the swinish multitude may prefer a derivation from the ASax. hog, whicli means prudent, careful, thoughtful. The northern Hoggs, however, claim descent from Hougo, a Noi-vs'egian baron, who is said to have settled in Ettrick Forest. Folks of Shields, p. 43. Who ■would have guessed at the baronial descent of ovn- great Shepherd !