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Hoskins Family History

Hoskins Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Hoskin.Variant of Dutch Hosekin, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle Low German hose ‘hose’.

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

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194,168 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
20,646 Military Records
19,839 Immigration Records
128,312 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Hoskins Families

  • Number of Hoskins families
     116 - 230
     39 - 115
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hoskins families
     297 - 591
     100 - 296
     1 - 99
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hoskins families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hoskins Family Origin

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Hoskins Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hoskins

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Hoskins Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hoskins census records

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Hoskins Civil War Service Records

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