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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
verb O"gle
  1. To view or look at with side glances, as in fondness, or with a design to attract notice."And ogling all their audience, ere they speak." [Dryden.]
  2. To stare at conspicuously or impertinently.

Etymology: From a Dutch word corresponding to G. äugeln to ogle, fr. auge eye; cf. D. ooglonken to ogle, OD. oogen to cast sheep's eyes upon, ooge eye. See Eye

noun O"gle
An amorous side glance or look.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Look at with amorous intentions

From Middle Dutch *ooghelen, oeghelen (“to ogle”), frequentative form of oogen (“to eye”); or from Middle Low German ogelen (“to look at, ogle”), frequentative of ogen, ougen (“to eye, see”), equivalent to og- +‎ -le. Compare German äugeln (“to ogle”). More at eye, -le.

  1. An impertinent, flirtatious, amorous or covetous stare.

ogle was also found in the following language(s): Latvian

Notable Persons Named Ogle

Ogle was born on July 13th, 1803 in Mount Nebo, County Wexford, Ireland. He passed away on August 21st, 1876.


Ogle was born on August 23rd, 1882. He passed away in 1955.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ogle

Andy was born on February 16th, 1989 in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Charles Stanton Ogle was an actor. He was most prominent from 1905 to 1926. Charles was born on June 5th, 1865 in Steubenville, Ohio, U.S. He left this life on October 11th, 1940.


Charles was given the name Charles Clifford Ogle on January 21st, 1923 in Sullivan, Indiana. He passed away on August 12th, 1964.


His military service ended in 1750. Chaloner was born in 1681. He breathed his last breath on April 11th, 1750.


Natalie was born in 1960.


Samuel Ogle was a governor. Samuel was born in Northumberland, England. He passed away on May 3rd, 1752.


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Popularity of Ogle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ogle U.S.
  White 91.65% 64.26%
  African American 2.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.11% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ogle

People with the last name Ogle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ogle

  • How Popular is the name Ogle? Ogle is the 33,609th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ogle was the 2,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ogle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 123 babies born with the first name Ogle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ogle to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ogle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ogle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ogle is Thursday, September 17th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Ogle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ogle was in 1916 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ogle: Your name in reverse order is Elgo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Loge. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ogle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,354 people with the last name Ogle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ogle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Ogle as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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