Hoeschen Family History

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Hoeschen Name Meaning

German (Höschen): probably a standardized form of Low German Hoeske, diminutive of Middle Low German (Middle High German) hose ‘hose’, ‘leggings’, either a metonymic occupational name for a knitter or maker of hose or a topographic name from a field so named because of its shape.

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

Similar surnames: Boeschen, Hoelscher, Hosch, Eschen, Loescher, Horsch, Loesche

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Hoeschen Family Origin

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Hoeschen Family Occupations

What did your Hoeschen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoeschen. 8% of Hoeschen men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Hoeschen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoeschen were Farm Laborer and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Beauty Operator

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

Hoeschen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 923 census records available for the last name Hoeschen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoeschen 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Hoeschen. 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 141 military records available for the last name Hoeschen. For the veterans among your Hoeschen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoeschen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoeschen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hoeschen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoeschen in 1960 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoeschen

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