Hoak Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Dutch van (den) Hoek(e), a habitational name for someone from a place called Hoek (East Flanders and Zeeland) or Hoeke (West Flanders). This surname occurs chiefly in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Hoek, Hock, Hoad, Hook, Oak, Hoar, Rock, Look, Hodak, Hoy

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Hoak Family Origin

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Hoak Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoak. A less common occupation for the Hoak family was Coal Miner. The most common Hoak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hoak's were Farmers.

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Hoak Historical Records

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Hoak Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Hoak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hoak in 1944 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoak

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