Hoekstra Family History

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Hoekstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone living on a corner or in a nook, or perhaps a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word (see Hoek 1).

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


Similar surnames: Hoeksema, Poelstra, Veenstra, Hornstra, Hofstra, Cuesta, Costa

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Hoekstra Family Origin

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Hoekstra Family Occupations

What did your Hoekstra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Grocer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoekstra. A less common occupation for the Hoekstra family was Millwright. The most common Hoekstra occupation in the USA was Grocer. 33% of Hoekstra's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Millwright

    33%

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Hoekstra Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hoekstra ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hoekstra Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoekstra lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Hoekstra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hoekstra in 1949 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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