Hoisington Family History

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Hoisington Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of Horsington, an English habitational name, from places so named in Somerset and Lincolnshire. The first is named from Old English hors-þegn ‘horsekeeper’, ‘groom’ + tun ‘farmstead’, while the second is named in Domesday Book as Horsintone ‘farmstead (Old English tun) associated with (-ing-) a man called Horsa’.

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

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Hoisington Family Origin

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Hoisington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Tinsmith

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hoisington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Hoisington's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Tinsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoisington. A less common occupation for the Hoisington family was Farming.

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