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Hockett Name Meaning

English:: from the Middle English personal name Hoket apparently a diminutive (Hocc-et) of Old English Hocca; see Hock 7. variant of Hoggett itself either a variant of Hoggard or a diminutive of Hogge a Middle English pet form of Roger .

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


Similar surnames: Hackett, Duckett, Pickett, Cockett, Stockett, Beckett, Lockett

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Where is the Hockett family from?

You can see how Hockett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hockett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hockett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Hockett families living in Alberta. This was about 54% of all the recorded Hockett's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Hockett families in 1911.
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What did your Hockett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hockett. 100% of Hockett men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hockett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockett 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 950 immigration records available for the last name Hockett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hockett. For the veterans among your Hockett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hockett lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hockett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hockett in 1950 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

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