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Hocker Family History

Hocker Name Meaning
South German; North German (Höcker): variant of Haack 2, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.German (also Höcker): from a Germanic personal name composed with hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + ger ‘spear’.

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

115,954 Historical Documents with Hocker on Ancestry.com
25,131 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,742 Military Records
2,059 Immigration Records
21,996 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hocker Families

  • Number of Hocker families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hocker families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hocker families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hocker census records

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Hocker Family Origin

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Hocker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hocker

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Hocker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hocker census records

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Hocker Civil War Service Records

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