Hoe Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spur of a hill, from the Old English dative case ho(e) (originally used after a preposition) of hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). In many cases the surname may be a habitational name from a minor place named with this element, for example one in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Hoo, Hose, Howe, Hole, Hone, Hope, Hoes, Hove, Doe, Shoe

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Hoe Family Origin

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Hoe Family Occupations

What did your Hoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoe occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Hoe's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Farmer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoe. A less common occupation for the Hoe family was Builder.

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Miner

    10%
  • Builder

    5%

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Hoe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoe. 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 Hoe. For the veterans among your Hoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoe in 1947 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoe 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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