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

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

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Hock Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hock

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