Hockin Family History

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Hockin Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): variant of Hocking 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hocking, Hankin, Hosking, Hosken, Hoskins, Hoskin, Hortin, Oskin

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Hockin Family Origin

Where is the Hockin family from?

Hockin Family Occupations

What did your Hockin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hockin family was Grocer. The most common Hockin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Hockin's were Farmers. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockin.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Grocer


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

Hockin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hockin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockin 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 Hockin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hockin. For the veterans among your Hockin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hockin Life Expectancy

What is the average Hockin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hockin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hockin in 1962 was 84, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hockin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hockin 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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