Hockman Family History

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Hockman Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name for someone living on a corner. German: Americanized spelling of Hochmann (see Hochman).

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

Similar surnames: Hackman, Heckman, Rockman, Bockman, Hickman, Luckman, Holdman

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Hockman Family Origin

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Hockman Family Occupations

What did your Hockman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hockman family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockman. The most common Hockman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hockman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Hockman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hockman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hockman. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hockman. For the veterans among your Hockman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hockman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hockman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hockman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hockman in 1945 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hockman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hockman 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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