Hoeksema Family History

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Hoeksema Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone living on a corner, Dutch hoek, or habitational name for someone from a place called Hoek(e) (see Hoek 1).

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


Similar surnames: Hoekstra, Hockman, Boomsma, Hoes, Honkomp, Venema, Hockley, Hoesly

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Hoeksema Family Origin

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Hoeksema Family Occupations

What did your Hoeksema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Rector Of Ceceder Church were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoeksema. The most common Hoeksema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hoeksema's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Rector Of Ceceder Church

    33%

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

Hoeksema Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hoeksema Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoeksema lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hoeksema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hoeksema in 1954 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoeksema 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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