Hoek Name Meaning

habitational name from places called Hoek, e.g. in Ghent or Zeeland, or from Hoeke in West Flanders, or a topographic name from hoek ‘corner’, ‘nook’. variant of Houck 1.

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


Similar surnames: Hoak, Hock, Hook, Hoen, Hoe, Hoey, Moes, Beek, Bobek, Rock

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Hoek Family Origin

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Hoek Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Contractor

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Farmer & Fruit Grower

    10%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hoek family was Farmer & Fruit Grower. The most common Hoek occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 10% of Hoek's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Contractor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoek.

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Hoek Historical Records

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Hoek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Hoek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hoek in 1965 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoek

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