Hooks Family History

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Hooks Name Meaning

English: variant of Hook, either in the topographic sense or a patronymic from the nickname. This surname is also established in northern Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Hook, Hooke, Cooks, Look, Moors, Fooks, Rooks, Howes, Rocks, Hoo

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Hooks Family Origin

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Hooks Family Occupations

What did your Hooks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hooks. A less common occupation for the Hooks family was Farmer. The most common Hooks occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Hooks's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer


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

Hooks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Hooks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hooks 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hooks. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Hooks. For the veterans among your Hooks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hooks Life Expectancy

What is the average Hooks lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hooks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hooks in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hooks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hooks 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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