Hockensmith Family History

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Hockensmith Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hackenschmidt, an occupational name for a maker of hoes and axes, from Middle High German hacke ‘hoe’, ‘ax’ + smit ‘smith’.

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


Similar surnames: Klingensmith, Coopersmith, Coppersmith, Hohenstein, Shoesmith

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Hockensmith Family Origin

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Hockensmith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hockensmith family was Carpenter. The most common Hockensmith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Hockensmith's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockensmith.

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Hockensmith Historical Records

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Hockensmith Life Expectancy

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