Hoos Family History

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Hoos Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch hose ‘hose’, ‘stocking’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a knitter of hose (garments for the legs), or a nickname for someone who wore a striking style of hose. Dutch: nickname from hoofse ‘courtly’, ‘mannered’, ‘well-bred’.

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

Similar surnames: Roos, Hoop, Hook, Hood, Hoog, Koos, Poos, Hoof, Hoon, Root

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Hoos Family Origin

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Hoos Family Occupations

What did your Hoos ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmiths Striker Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hoos. 6% of Hoos men worked as a Blacksmiths Striker Heavy Worker and 60% of Hoos women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoos were Engineering Fitter Deicing (r A F ) and Hosiery Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmiths Striker Heavy Worker
  • Customs Clerical Officer
  • Draughtsman Telecommunication
  • Engineering Fitter Deicing (r A F )

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cleaner (school)
  • Domestic Servant
  • Hosiery Saleswoman

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

Hoos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hoos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoos 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 Hoos. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hoos. For the veterans among your Hoos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoos Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoos lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hoos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hoos in 1945 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

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