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Hoshaw Name Meaning

It is said to be an altered form of the Alsatian name Hoschar, which is probably a nickname from German Hoscher ‘mocker’ (see Hosch). Alternatively, it may be an altered spelling of Slavic Hascha, a short form of Johannes, popular in Saxony, Silesia, and Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Deshaw, Gosha, Roshak, Bashaw, Henshaw, Shaw, Hosick, Hanshaw, Koslow

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Hoshaw Family Origin

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Hoshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    58%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Servant

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoshaw. A less common occupation for the Hoshaw family was Servant. The most common Hoshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Hoshaw's were Farmers.

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Hoshaw Life Expectancy

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