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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pogson

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Alt. Meaning

P is for passion, your fire!

O is for objective, always impartial

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

S is for strength, there when needed.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pogson

Kathryn Pogson is an actress and actor. Kathryn was born in 1954 in Halifax, West Yorkshire.


Norman Robert Pogson was a in the field of astronomy. Norman was born on March 23rd, 1829 in Nottingham, England. He breathed his last breath on June 23rd, 1891.


Elizabeth was born on September 28th, 1852 in Oxford, England. Elizabeth is also known as Elizabeth Isis Kent, Pogson, and Elizabeth Isis. She left this life on May 14th, 1945.


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Popularity of Pogson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pogson U.S.
  White 79.41% 64.26%
  African American 15.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.68% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pogson

People with the last name Pogson are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Pogson

  • How Popular is the name Pogson? As a last name Pogson was the 126,018th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Pogson? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pogson was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pogson: Your name in reverse order is Nosgop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ngspoo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pogson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 136 people with the last name Pogson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pogson? Pogson is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Pogson born Oct 28, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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