Hosier Family History

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Hosier Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of leggings, from an agent derivative of Middle English hose (Old English hosa). Hose was the regular term for garments worn on the legs until the 18th century.

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

Similar surnames: Hosler, Hosner, Hoster, Hollier, Losier, Horner, Osmer, Doster, Hober

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Hosier Family Origin

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Hosier Family Occupations

What did your Hosier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hosier. 2% of Hosier men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Hosier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hosier were Company Secretary and None

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Blanket Finisher
  • Builders Labourer
  • Company Secretary

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • None

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

Hosier Historical Records

What Hosier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hosier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Hosier

Passenger List

There are 938 immigration records available for the last name Hosier. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hosier. For the veterans among your Hosier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosier Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosier lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hosier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hosier in 1955 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hosier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosier 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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