Hockley Family History

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Hockley Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Essex and West Midlands. The former is so called from the Old English personal name Hocca or hocc ‘mallow’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’; the latter from the personal name Hucca + hlaw ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Lockley, Checkley, Howley, Shockley, Horsley, Hooley, Stockley

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Hockley Family Origin

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Hockley Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    10%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Hockley occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Hockley's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hockley family was Farmer. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockley.

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Hockley Historical Records

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Hockley Life Expectancy

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