Hoey Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEochaidh ‘descendant of Eochaidh’, a variant of Eachaidh (see Haughey). Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Hoøy from Old Norse hór ‘high’ + ey ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hoy, Hoem, Hoen, Hoel, Oen, Hoe, Dovey, Houy, Hey, Huey

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Hoey Family Origin

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Hoey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Miner

    2%

In 1880, the most common Hoey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Hoey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoey. A less common occupation for the Hoey family was Miner.

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Hoey Historical Records

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Hoey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Hoey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoey in 1944 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoey

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