Who can see your post?Your post will show up in News Feed, on your profile and in search results.
20,405 VOGT members around the world
Stay informed about VOGT Family online & offline events!
Our in-person family gatherings
Our digital global family gatherings
Ireland's President Higgins family message
Our TEDx talk about family gatherings
VOGT Family HistoryRecorded in several forms including Fogt, Foit, Vogt, Vogts, Veogt, Voigt and Voight, this is a German surname, but of pre 5th century Roman (Latin) origins. It derives from the ancient word "advocatus" from which comes the legal term advocate, but which in a transferred sense also means governor. As such it was a status name given either to people who held such a position, or as a theatrical name for one who played the part of a governor in the travelling theatres of the medieval period, or possibly as a nickname for one who was considered by his compatriots to have the airs and graces of a governor...
PublicAnyone on or off Wales101
FriendsYour friends on Wales101
SpecificOnly show to some friends
Only meOnly you can see your post
Areas of Origin for VOGT
Invite more VOGT family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the VOGT tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest