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Hockenberry Family History

Hockenberry Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Hachenburger, habitational name for someone from Hachenburg in the Westerwald (Hesse), or of Hackenberger, habitational name from any of several towns named Hackenberg in Bavaria, Rheinland-Westphalia, and Brandenburg, or from Hachenberg in the Rhineland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Hockenberry Families

  • Number of Hockenberry families
     86 - 170
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hockenberry Family Origin

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Hockenberry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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