Hockemeyer Family History

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Hockemeyer Name Meaning

distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who also ran a local general store, which was typically the case in rural communities in the 18th century, providing a service for the community and additional income for the owner. possibly also an occupational name for a supervisor of small traders, from Middle High German hocke ‘street trader’ + meier ‘official’, ‘steward’.

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


Similar surnames: Beckemeyer, Rosemeyer, Heinemeyer, Wedemeyer, Holtmeyer, Brockmeyer

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Hockemeyer Family Origin

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Hockemeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Brick Mason

    13%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Lawyer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hockemeyer family was Lawyer. The most common Hockemeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hockemeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Brick Mason and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockemeyer.

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Hockemeyer Historical Records

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Hockemeyer Life Expectancy

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