Hosch Family History

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Hosch Name Meaning

(North German): nickname from a reduced form of Middle Low German hovesch ‘courtly’, a derivative of hof ‘court’ (see Hoff). (South German): probably a nickname for a scornful person, from Middle High German hoschen ‘to mock’, hosche ‘mockery’. (eastern German, of Slavic origin): from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see Johann, John).

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

Similar surnames: Posch, Hoch, Horch, Gosch, Horsch, Losch, Hasch, Hose, Masch, Grosch

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Hosch Family Origin

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Hosch Family Occupations

What did your Hosch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hosch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hosch's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosch. A less common occupation for the Hosch family was Physician & Surgeon.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Physician & Surgeon


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

Hosch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hosch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hosch. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hosch. For the veterans among your Hosch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosch Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosch lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hosch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hosch in 1958 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosch 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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