Hockley Family History

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Hockley Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex and West Midlands. The former is so called from the Old English personal name Hocca or hocc ‘mallow’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’; the latter from the personal name Hucca + hlaw ‘hill’.

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

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Hockley Family Origin

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Hockley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Atty. At Law

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

In 1880, farmer, Atty. At Law and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockley. The most common Hockley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hockley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hockley family was Grocer.

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Hockley Historical Records

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Hockley Life Expectancy

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