Hoen Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname from hoen ‘chicken’, ‘hen’, perhaps denoting a silly person. Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Huno (from hun ‘bear cub’). German: variant of Höhn (see Hoehn). Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads named Hon, from Old Norse hundr ‘dog’, or from Hóvin, a compound of hór ‘high’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Horn, Hohn, Hoehn, Roen, Thoen, Moen, Oen, Hoey, Holen, Boen

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Hoen Family Origin

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Hoen Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hoen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Lithographer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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In 1880, Lithographer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoen. A less common occupation for the Hoen family was Baker. The most common Hoen occupation in the USA was Lithographer. 19% of Hoen's were Lithographers.

Source: Census data for Hoen | Data not to scale

Hoen Historical Records

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Hoen Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Hoen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Hoen in 1959 was 82, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoen

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