Hoye Family History

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Hoye Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Hoy 1. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Høye, from the dative singular of Old Norse haugr ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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


Similar surnames: Hole, Howe, Hope, Hove, Hoy, Hoe, Oye, Royse, Foye, Toye

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Hoye Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hoye name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    39%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    33%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    4%

  • Italy

    2%

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Hoye Family Origin

Where is the Hoye family from?

Hoye Family Occupations

What did your Hoye ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoye. The most common Hoye occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Hoye's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoye family was Merchant.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Merchant

    3%

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

Hoye Historical Records

What Hoye family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Hoye. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoye 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 Hoye. 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 Hoye. For the veterans among your Hoye ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoye Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoye lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hoye life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hoye in 1943 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoye

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoye 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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