Hock Family History

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Hock Name Meaning

German (Bavaria; Höck): topographic name for someone living by a hedge, from a dialect variant of Heck 2. German: occupational name from Middle High German hocke ‘street trader’. South German form of Haack 2. Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic name with the first element hugi ‘mind’, ‘thought’ (e.g. Hugh, Hubert). Dutch: habitational or topographic name, a variant of Hoek. Jewish (Ashkenazic): when not of the same origin as 2 above, from a short form of the personal name Isaac.

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


Similar surnames: Rock, Hack, Heck, Hoch, Hick, Huck, Mock, Lock, Bock, Tock

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Hock Family Origin

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Hock Family Occupations

What did your Hock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hock. A less common occupation for the Hock family was Keeping House. The most common Hock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Hock's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Hock Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hock Life Expectancy

What is the average Hock lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hock in 1944 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hock 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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