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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Pogue

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  1. (Ireland) A kiss.
  2. (dated, slang) A purse; hence money
  3. (US) A young, male, passive homosexual
  4. (US) A soldier who is assigned administrative rather than combat duties

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pogue

David was given the name David Welch Pogue on March 9th, 1963 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.


William R. Pogue is a fighter pilot and test pilot.


Ken was born on July 26th, 1934 in Toronto. He died on December 15th, 2015.


John Pogue is a film director, film producer, and screenwriter. His ongoing career started in 1998.


Donald Pogue is a Chief Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Judge of the United States Court of International Trade, Chief Judge of theUnited States Court of International Trade, and Judge of theUnited States Court of International Trade. Donald was born in 1947 in Macomb, Illinois.


Charles Edward Pogue is a screenwriter, screenwriting, and television writer. Charles was born in United States.


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Popularity of Pogue as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pogue U.S.
  White 81.01% 64.26%
  African American 12.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pogue

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Pogue

  • How Popular is the name Pogue? As a last name Pogue was the 4,734th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Pogue first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Pogue is Wednesday, June 19th, 1889.
  • How unique is the name Pogue? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Pogue. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Pogue: Your name in reverse order is Eugop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Opgeu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pogue? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,493 people with the last name Pogue.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pogue? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Pogue as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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