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

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In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoe. 21% of Hoe men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Hoe women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoe were Cook and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Cook
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    24%
  • Waitress
    24%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Housework
    16%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hoe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 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 2,000 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 3,000 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

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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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