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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Dutch : topographic name for someone living by a tall tree, or possibly a nickname for a tall man, literally meaning ‘tall tree’.
  • Dutch : habitational name from places called Hoogboom and Hogenboom in the Belgian province of Antwerp, named with the same elements as 1.
  • Dutch : The name Hoogeboom is recorded in Beverwijck in New Netherland (Albany, NY) in the mid 17th century.

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