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Hosick Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hosack, now found chiefly in northern Ireland. Possibly an altered spelling of Czech Hošik, a nickname from a diminutive of hoch ‘boy’.

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

Similar surnames: Honick, Hosack, Cusick, Holick, Hossack, Rodick, Bostick, Golick

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Where is the Hosick family from?

You can see how Hosick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hosick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hosick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Hosick families living in Ohio. This was about 44% of all the recorded Hosick's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hosick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hosick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hosick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hosick. 35% of Hosick men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Hosick women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hosick were Electrician and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hosick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 297 immigration records available for the last name Hosick. 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 Cards

There are 438 military records available for the last name Hosick. For the veterans among your Hosick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hosick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hosick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Hosick in 1952 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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