Hochstein Family History

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Hochstein Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a high rock, from Middle High German hohe ‘high’ + stein ‘rock’, ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Hochrein, Nothstein, Eckstein, Hohenstein, Von Stein, Holstein

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Hochstein Family Origin

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Hochstein Family Occupations

What did your Hochstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hochstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hochstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hochstein family was Crotchet Mfg.. Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hochstein.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Crotchet Mfg.


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

Hochstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hochstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hochstein 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 Hochstein. 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 785 military records available for the last name Hochstein. For the veterans among your Hochstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hochstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Hochstein lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hochstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hochstein in 1956 was 54, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hochstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hochstein 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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