Hoos Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch hose ‘hose’, ‘stocking’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a knitter of hose (garments for the legs), or a nickname for someone who wore a striking style of hose. Dutch: nickname from hoofse ‘courtly’, ‘mannered’, ‘well-bred’.

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


Similar surnames: Roos, Hoop, Hook, Hood, Hoog, Koos, Poos, Hoof, Hoon, Root

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Hoos Family Origin

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Hoos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Hoos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hoos's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoos. A less common occupation for the Hoos family was Keeping House.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Hoos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hoos in 1945 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoos

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