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Hoell Name Meaning

variant of Hell 3. habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria, Württemberg, and Baden.

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

Similar surnames: Noell, Howell, Holl, Helle, Hoel, Hell, Soll, Holm, Koelle, Morell

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Where is the Hoell family from?

You can see how Hoell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hoell families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Hoell families living in New Jersey. This was about 16% of all the recorded Hoell's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Hoell families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoell. 30% of Hoell men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Hoell women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoell were Mechanic and Seamstress.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Housework
  • Seamstress
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What Hoell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hoell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoell 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Hoell. 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 733 military records available for the last name Hoell. For the veterans among your Hoell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoell lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hoell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Hoell in 1958 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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