Hochstetler Family History

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Hochstetler Name Meaning

Swiss German (Hochstettler): topographic name for someone living high on a mountainside, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’ + stat, stete ‘place’ + the diminutive suffix -l + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Hochstetler Family Origin

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Hochstetler Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Stone Mason

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hochstetler family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Stone Mason and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochstetler. The most common Hochstetler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hochstetler's were Farmers.

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Hochstetler Historical Records

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Hochstetler Life Expectancy

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