Hoosier Family History

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Hoosier Name Meaning

English: variant of Hosier.

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


Similar surnames: Hooser, Hooker, Houser, Hoose, Hosmer, Hosier, Goodier, Wooster

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Hoosier Family Origin

Where is the Hoosier family from?

Hoosier Family Occupations

What did your Hoosier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoosier. A less common occupation for the Hoosier family was Common Laborer. The most common Hoosier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hoosier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Common Laborer

    3%

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

Hoosier Historical Records

What Hoosier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoosier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoosier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hoosier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hoosier. 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 Hoosier. For the veterans among your Hoosier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoosier Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoosier lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hoosier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hoosier in 1953 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoosier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoosier 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.

Famous Hoosier Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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