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Hoban Family History

Hoban Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÚbáin ‘descendant of Úbán’ a personal name of unexplained etymology.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hogan, Honan, Horan, Logan, Toran, Ronan, Holan, Ban, Wogan, Hobson

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Where is the Hoban family from?

You can see how Hoban families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoban family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoban families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 33 Hoban families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Hoban's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hoban families in 1911.
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What did your Hoban ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hoban. 34% of Hoban men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Hoban women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoban were Cultivator and Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Cultivator
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Saleslady
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Hoban. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoban census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoban. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hoban. For the veterans among your Hoban ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoban lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hoban life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoban in 1943 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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