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Hoe Family History

Hoe Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spur of a hill, from the Old English dative case ho(e) (originally used after a preposition) of hoh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). In many cases the surname may be a habitational name from a minor place named with this element, for example one in Norfolk.

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


Similar surnames: Hoo, Hose, Howe, Hole, Hone, Hope, Hoes, Hove, Doe, Shoe

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Where is the Hoe family from?

You can see how Hoe families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoe family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hoe families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Hoe families living in British Columbia. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hoe's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Hoe families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoe surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hoe. 43% of Hoe men worked as a Labourer.

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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

  • Labourer
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Restaurant
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Hoe family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Hoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoe 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoe. 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 Hoe. For the veterans among your Hoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoe lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoe in 1947 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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