Hooks Name Meaning

English: variant of Hook, either in the topographic sense or a patronymic from the nickname. This surname is also established in northern Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Hook, Hooke, Cooks, Look, Moors, Fooks, Rooks, Howes, Rocks, Hoo

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Hooks Family Origin

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Hooks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%

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

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Hooks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Hooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hooks in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hooks

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