Hochgesang Family History

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Hochgesang Name Meaning

variant of Hochsang, topographic name for someone who lived in a high forest clearing made by burning, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’ + gesang, collective noun from sengen ‘to burn’. nickname meaning ‘festival chorus’.

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


Similar surnames: Hochrein, Hochreiter, Hegeman, Hegemann, Hosang, Logemann, Logeman

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Hochgesang Family Origin

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Hochgesang Family Occupations

What did your Hochgesang ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hochgesang occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hochgesang's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hochgesang family was Watchman In Machine Shop. Farmer, Keeps Saloon and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochgesang.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeps Saloon

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Watchman In Machine Shop

    25%

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

Hochgesang Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hochgesang. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochgesang 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hochgesang. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hochgesang. For the veterans among your Hochgesang ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochgesang Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochgesang lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hochgesang life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hochgesang in 1962 was 78, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hochgesang

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hochgesang ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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