Hoke Family History

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Hoke Name Meaning

(Höke) occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hake ‘small trader’ (see Hock). Americanized form of Hauck.

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

Similar surnames: Hose, Howe, Koke, Hone, Hoge, Hake, Hope, Hopke, Hyke, Hacke

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Hoke Family Origin

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Hoke Family Occupations

What did your Hoke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Blacksmiths Striker and Cotton Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoke. The most common Hoke occupation in the UK was Blacksmiths Striker. 50% of Hoke's were Blacksmiths Strikers.

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  • Blacksmiths Striker

  • Cotton Weaver


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

Hoke Historical Records

What Hoke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Hoke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoke 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 Hoke. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hoke. For the veterans among your Hoke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoke lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hoke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoke in 1941 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoke 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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