Hockaday Family History

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Hockaday Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English Hocedei, Hokedey ‘Hock-day’, the second Tuesday after Easter. This was formerly a time at which rents and dues were paid, and from the 14th century it was a popular festival. The name possibly denoted someone born at this time of year.

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

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Hockaday Family Origin

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Hockaday Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hockaday family was Farming. The most common Hockaday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Hockaday's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockaday.

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Hockaday Historical Records

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Hockaday Life Expectancy

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