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Hoecker Family History

Hoecker Name Meaning

German (Höcker): occupational name for a small trader Middle High German hocke.

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


Similar surnames: Hocker, Hucker, Noecker, Ecker, Boenker, Boecker, Habecker, Hofacker

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Where is the Hoecker family from?

You can see how Hoecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoecker family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoecker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 38 Hoecker families living in Missouri. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hoecker's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Hoecker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoecker. 36% of Hoecker men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hoecker women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoecker were Machinist and Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Beauty Operator
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hoecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoecker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 492 immigration records available for the last name Hoecker. 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 Cards

There are 658 military records available for the last name Hoecker. For the veterans among your Hoecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoecker lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hoecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hoecker in 1957 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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