Hoad Family History

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Hoad Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath, from Middle English hoth ‘heath’, Old English hað, a byform of h?ð (see Heath). This form was restricted in the Middle Ages to southeastern England, and the surname is still largely confined to Kent and Sussex. In some cases it may be a habitational name from the village of Hoath in Kent, which is named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Hoar, Hood, Head, Hope, Coad, Hoo, Moad, Hand, Haar, Hoak

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Hoad Family Origin

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Hoad Family Occupations

What did your Hoad ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoad. A less common occupation for the Hoad family was Shipwright. The most common Hoad occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Hoad's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer

  • Shipwright


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Hoad Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Hoad. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoad 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoad. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hoad. For the veterans among your Hoad ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoad Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Hoad life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hoad in 1961 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

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