Hochstrasser Family History

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Hochstrasser Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived by on a high-lying street, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’ + straze ‘street’, ‘road’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Hochstatter, Hochhauser, Hochstetler, Hochreiter, Strasser

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Hochstrasser Family Origin

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Hochstrasser Family Occupations

What did your Hochstrasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochstrasser. A less common occupation for the Hochstrasser family was Brewer. The most common Hochstrasser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Hochstrasser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Brewer


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

Hochstrasser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hochstrasser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochstrasser 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Hochstrasser. 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 435 military records available for the last name Hochstrasser. For the veterans among your Hochstrasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochstrasser Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochstrasser lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hochstrasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hochstrasser in 1964 was 82, and 82 in 2004.

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