Hoosier Family History

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Hoosier Name Meaning

English: variant of Hosier.

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

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Hoosier Family Origin

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Hoosier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Common Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hoosier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Hoosier's were Farmers. 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.

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Hoosier Historical Records

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Hoosier Life Expectancy

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