You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Hocker relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 317 more people named Hocker in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,058 people named Hocker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Hocker in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 2,375 people named Hocker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 172 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 318 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,513
  • 19% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Hocker families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 69 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania