Hoar Family History
Hoar Name Meaning
English (Hampshire):: nickname from Middle English hor(e) ‘gray- or white-haired’ (Old English hār). This name has been established in Ireland since the late 13th century and was Gaelicized as de Hóir and de Hóra. habitational name from Ore (Sussex) or else a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) bank’ from Middle English or(e) ‘brink edge’ (Old English ōra).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022