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Hooker Family History

Hooker Name Meaning
English (mainly southeastern): variant of Hook (in the occupational or topographic and habitational senses), with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

937,315 Historical Documents with Hooker on Ancestry.com
170,566 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,861 Military Records
8,373 Immigration Records
138,082 Census and Voter Lists
596,433 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hooker Families

  • Number of Hooker families
     96 - 190
     33 - 95
     1 - 32
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hooker families
     397 - 791
     133 - 396
     1 - 132
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hooker families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hooker census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Hooker Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hooker families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Hooker Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hooker families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hooker

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hooker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hooker census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hooker ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hooker Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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