Hosack Family History

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Hosack Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained; possibly a habitational name from an unidentified place. Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Husák (see Husak).

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


Similar surnames: Hossack, Boback, Hosick, Hoback, Hoak, Bosak, Hudack, Horack, Horak

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Hosack Family Origin

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Hosack Family Occupations

What did your Hosack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hosack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hosack's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosack. A less common occupation for the Hosack family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hosack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hosack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosack 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 Hosack

Passenger List

There are 612 immigration records available for the last name Hosack. 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 Hosack. For the veterans among your Hosack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosack Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosack lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hosack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hosack in 1954 was 50, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hosack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosack 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.

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