Hose Family History

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Hose Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English hose, huse ‘brambles’, ‘thorns’. English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, named from Old English hos, plural of hoh ‘spur of land’ (literally ‘heel’), or a topographic name with the same meaning. English and German: metonymic occupational name from Middle English, Middle Low and High German hose ‘hose’, ‘leggings’, denoting a knitter or seller of hose, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore noticeble legwear. German (Upper Saxony): apparently from a Czech personal name, Hos, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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

Similar surnames: Rose, Hase, Hole, Hone, Host, Hoe, House, Howe, Hope, Hove

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Hose Family Origin

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Hose Family Occupations

What did your Hose ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hose. 26% of Hose men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hose women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hose were Truck Driver and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hose Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Hose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hose 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hose. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hose. For the veterans among your Hose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hose Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hose in 1953 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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