Hosey Family History

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Hosey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Hussey.

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

Similar surnames: Howey, Hooey, Hoey, Holey, Hafey, Holsey, Cosey, Hoy, Havey, Roney

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Hosey Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hosey name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hosey. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Hosey Family Origin

Where is the Hosey family from?

Hosey Family Occupations

What did your Hosey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hosey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Hosey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hosey family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosey.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Hosey Historical Records

What Hosey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hosey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosey 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 Hosey. 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 Hosey. For the veterans among your Hosey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosey Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosey lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hosey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Hosey in 1945 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosey 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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