Hoshaw Family History
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Hoshaw Name Meaning
It is said to be an altered form of the Alsatian name Hoschar, which is probably a nickname from German Hoscher ‘mocker’ (see Hosch). Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of Slavic Hascha, a short form of Johannes, popular in Saxony, Silesia, and Bohemia.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Deshaw, Gosha, Roshak, Bashaw, Henshaw, Shaw, Hosick, Hanshaw, Koslow