Hoesly Family History

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Hoesly Name Meaning

Swiss German (Hösly): Alemannic diminutive of Hose ‘hose’, ‘leggings’, either from a metonymic occupational name for a maker of these garments or a topographic name from the shape of a field (see Hoeschen).

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


Similar surnames: Hosley, Hoelle, Hoos, Hoehl, Hoes, Haessly, Helf, Hoy, Hesley, Hoerth

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Hoesly Family Origin

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Hoesly Family Occupations

What did your Hoesly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoesly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hoesly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoesly family was Keeping House. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoesly.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Retired Farmer

    16%
  • Hotel Keeper

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Hoesly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hoesly Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoesly lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hoesly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hoesly in 1954 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoesly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoesly 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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