Hoch Family History

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Hoch Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German hoch ‘high’; a habitational name from any of various places named Hoch, or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of high land, or a descriptive nickname for a tall man, from the same word. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person, from German hoch ‘tall’, Yiddish hoykh. Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Hodislav, composed of the elements hodi- ‘to be fit or suited’ + slav ‘glory’, ‘splendor’.

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


Similar surnames: Horch, Hock, Hach, Koch, Hosch, Hoh, Roch, Loch, Zoch, Rock

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Hoch Family Origin

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Hoch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoch. A less common occupation for the Hoch family was Carpenter. The most common Hoch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hoch's were Farmers.

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Hoch Historical Records

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Hoch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Hoch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hoch in 1945 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoch

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