Hoar Family History
Hoar Name Meaning
nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely gray hair, from Middle English hore, Old English har ‘gray’. topographic name for someone who lived by a slope or shore, Old English ora, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Oare in Kent, Berkshire, and Wiltshire.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press