Hoar Family History

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Hoar Name Meaning

nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely gray hair, from Middle English hore, Old English har ‘gray’. topographic name for someone who lived by a slope or shore, Old English ora, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Oare in Kent, Berkshire, and Wiltshire.

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

Similar surnames: Hoad, Haar, Hone, Hoch, Kotar, Houx, Loar, Hoak, Shear, Hoek

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Hoar Family Origin

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Hoar Family Occupations

What did your Hoar ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hoar. 11% of Hoar men worked as a Carpenter and 75% of Hoar women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoar were Builders Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means

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

Hoar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Hoar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoar 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoar. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Hoar. For the veterans among your Hoar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoar Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoar lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hoar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Hoar in 1949 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoar 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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