Hokanson Family History

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Hokanson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Håkansson or Håkanson (see Hakanson) or the Norwegian cognates Håkensen and Håkonsen.

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

Similar surnames: Hokenson, Hoganson, Hakanson, Hogenson, Swanson, Hoverson, Jonason

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Hokanson Family Origin

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Hokanson Family Occupations

What did your Hokanson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hokanson family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Hokanson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hokanson's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hokanson.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Saloon Keeper


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

Hokanson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hokanson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hokanson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hokanson. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hokanson. For the veterans among your Hokanson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hokanson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hokanson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hokanson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hokanson in 1945 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hokanson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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