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Hoechst Name Meaning

German: from a topographic name for someone who lived in a very high place (high on a mountainside or at the top of a tenement building), from the superlative form of Middle High German hohe ‘high’ (modern German hoch).

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


Similar surnames: Hoch, Horch, Forcht, Hecht, Hoeschen, Herbst, Recht, Hosch, Hoehl

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Hoechst Family Origin

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Hoechst Family Occupations

What did your Hoechst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoechst occupation in the USA was Dealer In Oil. 11% of Hoechst's were Dealer In Oils. A less common occupation for the Hoechst family was Gardener. Dealer In Oil, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoechst.

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  • Dealer In Oil

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%

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

Hoechst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hoechst Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoechst lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hoechst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hoechst in 1955 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoechst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoechst 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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