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Hockenbury Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hachenburger a habitational name for someone from Hachenburg in the Westerwald (Hesse). Compare Hockenberry .

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


Similar surnames: Hockenberry, Rodenburg, Cochenour, Gochenour, Hackenburg, Piepenburg

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Where is the Hockenbury family from?

You can see how Hockenbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hockenbury family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hockenbury families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Hockenbury families living in New Jersey. This was about 88% of all the recorded Hockenbury's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Hockenbury families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hockenbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hockenbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hockenbury. 34% of Hockenbury men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Hockenbury women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hockenbury were Labor and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Labor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
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What Hockenbury family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hockenbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockenbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 86 immigration records available for the last name Hockenbury. 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 Cards

There are 575 military records available for the last name Hockenbury. For the veterans among your Hockenbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hockenbury lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hockenbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hockenbury in 1945 was 36, and 42 in 2004.

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