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