Crest: An oak tree, Proper
Motto: Dat Gloria Vires (A good name brings strength)
Origin of Name: From the animal
Seat: Newliston House, Kirkliston, Lothian
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan
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Also spelled Hogg and Hogge, it is generally agreed that this surname derives from the name of the animal although the word ‘hoga’ means ‘careful’ or ‘prudent’.
Philip le Hog appears in the English ‘Hundred Rolls’ in 1274, and Alan le Hogge in a Lancashire Inquisition in 1323.
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