Hoskins Family History

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Hoskins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hoskin. Variant of Dutch Hosekin, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle Low German hose ‘hose’.

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


Similar surnames: Haskins, Hopkins, Hoskin, Hosking, Hawkins, Hocking, Botkin, Huskins

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Hoskins Family Origin

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Hoskins Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoskins. A less common occupation for the Hoskins family was Carpenter. The most common Hoskins occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Hoskins's were Labourers.

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Hoskins Historical Records

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Hoskins Life Expectancy

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