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

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  • Grocer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Millwright

    33%

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In 1880, 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. Grocer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hoekstra.

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Hoekstra Historical Records

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Hoekstra Life Expectancy

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