Hao Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of Hao village, in present-day Shanxi province. The penultimate king of the Shang dynasty, Di Yi (1191–1155 bc) granted this place to one of his sons. Descendants of this son eventually adopted Hao as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Han, Mao, Zhao, Huo, Cao, Bao, Shao, Yao, Gao, Chao

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Hao Family Origin

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Hao Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Hao. 60% of Hao men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Body Builder
    20%
  • Cowboy
    20%

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

Hao Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hao. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hao 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

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hao. For the veterans among your Hao ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hao Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Hao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hao in 1964 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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