Hochrein Family History

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Hochrein Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin. Either a distinguishing name of a person named Rein (see Rein) living at a high location, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’, or from a topographic name, which is more likely, denoting a high berm or embankment, from Middle Low German rein ‘edge of a field’, ‘border’, ‘berm’.

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

Similar surnames: Hochstein, Hoeschen, Schlein, Hochreiter, Holstein, Schein, Hochberg

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Hochrein Family Origin

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Hochrein Family Occupations

What did your Hochrein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Butcher, Shoemaker and Boot & Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochrein. A less common occupation for the Hochrein family was Farmer. The most common Hochrein occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Hochrein's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Shoemaker

  • Boot & Shoemaker

  • Farmer


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

Hochrein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 871 census records available for the last name Hochrein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochrein 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 211 immigration records available for the last name Hochrein. 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 787 military records available for the last name Hochrein. For the veterans among your Hochrein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochrein Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochrein lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hochrein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hochrein in 1962 was 72, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hochrein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hochrein 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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