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Hoener Name Meaning

North German (Höner): variant spelling of Hoehner.

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

Similar surnames: Honer, Hohner, Hoeger, Hoene, Hoehner, Hoepner, Haener, Hoefner

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Where is the Hoener family from?

You can see how Hoener families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoener family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hoener families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 39 Hoener families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hoener's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Hoener families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoener surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoener ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hoener. 19% of Hoener men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Hoener women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoener were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoener 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 330 immigration records available for the last name Hoener. 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 466 military records available for the last name Hoener. For the veterans among your Hoener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoener lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hoener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hoener in 1951 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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