Hoenig Family History

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Hoenig Name Meaning

Eastern German (Hönig): variant of Heinig. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the personal name Henich, a form of the Biblical name Hanoch, Henoch (see Enoch).

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

Similar surnames: Honig, Koenig, Henig, Hornig, Boenig, Hoen, Hannig, Hornik, Denig

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Hoenig Family Origin

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Hoenig Family Occupations

What did your Hoenig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoenig. 17% of Hoenig men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hoenig women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoenig were Clerk and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Housework

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

Hoenig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hoenig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoenig 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoenig. 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 Hoenig. For the veterans among your Hoenig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoenig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoenig lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hoenig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hoenig in 1944 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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