Hosner Family History

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Hosner Name Meaning

German (Hosner, Hösner): occupational name for a knitter of hose (garments for the legs), from the plural form of Middle High German hose + the agent suffix -er (see Hose 3).

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


Similar surnames: Hosler, Hosier, Horner, Hohner, Hoster, Rosner, Posner, Hober, Poster

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Hosner Family Origin

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Hosner Family Occupations

What did your Hosner ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ex Soldier and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hosner. 25% of Hosner men worked as an Ex Soldier and 40% of Hosner women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hosner were Ships Painter and Unpaid Household Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ex Soldier
    25%
  • Labourer Margarine Factory
    25%
  • Market Gardener Own Accou Heavy Worker
    25%
  • Ships Painter
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Rainproof Machinist
    20%
  • Shop Assistant
    20%
  • Unpaid Household Duti
    20%

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

Hosner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hosner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosner 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Hosner. 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 477 military records available for the last name Hosner. For the veterans among your Hosner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hosner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hosner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hosner in 1961 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hosner

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