Hocker Family History

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Hocker Name Meaning

South German; North German (Höcker): variant of Haack 2, with the addition of the agent suffix -er. German (also Höcker): from a Germanic personal name composed with hugi ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + ger ‘spear’.

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


Similar surnames: Hockert, Rocker, Hecker, Hacker, Hucker, Hooker, Recker, Hohner

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Hocker Family Origin

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Hocker Family Occupations

What did your Hocker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hocker family was Keeps House. The most common Hocker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Hocker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hocker.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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

Hocker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hocker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hocker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hocker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hocker. 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 Hocker. For the veterans among your Hocker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hocker lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hocker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hocker in 1949 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hocker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hocker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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