Hogrebe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name originates from German, Lower-Saxony. Until now, the oldest document with the name Gogreve comes out of the year 1172: Luithewicus and his brother, priest Thomas, in Medebach. The name derives from the title Gaugraf magistrate.

Proper noun[edit]

Hogrebe

  1. A German family surname, a modern form of the surname "Gogreve".

References[edit]

  • Hogrebe, Lawrence F. Hogrebe, Hogrefe, Hogreve Family Origins; Venice, Florida, 2005, page 120.
  • Hogreve, Karl. Gogreve - Hogreve, ein niedersächsischer Geschlechtsname; auf seine Entstehung und