Hoctor Family History

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Hoctor Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachtair ‘son of Eachtar’, which may be a Gaelic form of the personal name Hector.

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

Similar surnames: Hector, Doctor, Holton, Hodor, Rector, Ector, Honor, Hoster, Victor

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Hoctor Family Origin

Where is the Hoctor family from?

Hoctor Family Occupations

What did your Hoctor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Cotton Spinner and Housekeeper (Dom) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoctor. The most common Hoctor occupation in the UK was Labourer. 40% of Hoctor's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Hoctor family was Wool Washer.

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  • Labourer

  • Cotton Spinner

  • Housekeeper (Dom)

  • Wool Washer


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

Hoctor Historical Records

What Hoctor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hoctor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoctor 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 714 immigration records available for the last name Hoctor. 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 665 military records available for the last name Hoctor. For the veterans among your Hoctor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoctor Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoctor lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hoctor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hoctor in 1945 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoctor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoctor 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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