Hochberg Family History

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Hochberg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places so named, all in southern Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German hoch ‘high’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Holberg, Homberg, Kornberg, Hirschberg, Goldberg, Heiberg, Ostberg

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Hochberg Family Origin

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Hochberg Family Occupations

What did your Hochberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hochberg family was Stone Mason. Baker, Keeps House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochberg. The most common Hochberg occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Hochberg's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer

  • Stone Mason


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hochberg ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hochberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hochberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hochberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 949 military records available for the last name Hochberg. For the veterans among your Hochberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochberg lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hochberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hochberg in 1949 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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