Hockemeyer Family History

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Hockemeyer Name Meaning

distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who also ran a local general store, which was typically the case in rural communities in the 18th century, providing a service for the community and additional income for the owner. possibly also an occupational name for a supervisor of small traders, from Middle High German hocke ‘street trader’ + meier ‘official’, ‘steward’.

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


Similar surnames: Beckemeyer, Rosemeyer, Heinemeyer, Wedemeyer, Holtmeyer, Brockmeyer

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Hockemeyer Family Origin

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Hockemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Hockemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockemeyer. The most common Hockemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hockemeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hockemeyer family was Lawyer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%

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

Hockemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hockemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hockemeyer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hockemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hockemeyer in 1957 was 68, and 93 in 2004.

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