Hockemeyer Family History

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Hockemeyer Name Meaning

distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who also ran a local general store, which was typically the case in rural communities in the 18th century, providing a service for the community and additional income for the owner. possibly also an occupational name for a supervisor of small traders, from Middle High German hocke ‘street trader’ + meier ‘official’, ‘steward’.

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

Similar surnames: Beckemeyer, Rosemeyer, Heinemeyer, Wedemeyer, Holtmeyer, Brockmeyer

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Hockemeyer Family Origin

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Hockemeyer Family Occupations

What did your Hockemeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hockemeyer. 50% of Hockemeyer men worked as a Farmer and 78% of Hockemeyer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hockemeyer were Labor and Cleaningmaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Laborer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Cleaningmaid

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

Hockemeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hockemeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockemeyer 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 273 immigration records available for the last name Hockemeyer. 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 Card

There are 196 military records available for the last name Hockemeyer. For the veterans among your Hockemeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hockemeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hockemeyer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hockemeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hockemeyer in 1957 was 68, and 93 in 2004.

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