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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%

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Hocker Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hocker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hocker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hocker lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

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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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