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Hoenes Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): variant of Hoehn or Hoehne.

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


Similar surnames: Hoene, Hoener, Hoehner, Hohner, Henes, Hoenig, Hynes, Dienes, Hoefs

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Where is the Hoenes family from?

You can see how Hoenes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoenes family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoenes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Hoenes families living in Massachusetts. This was about 22% of all the recorded Hoenes's in the USA. Massachusetts and 3 other states had the highest population of Hoenes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoenes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoenes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoenes. 24% of Hoenes men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Hoenes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoenes were Mechanic and Saleslady.

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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

  • Proprietor
    24%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoenes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoenes 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Hoenes. 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 389 military records available for the last name Hoenes. For the veterans among your Hoenes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoenes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hoenes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoenes in 1964 was 77, and 98 in 2004.

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