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Hoo Family History

Hoo Surname Meaning

Chinese:: variant Romanization of the surname Hu . variant Romanization of the surnames 何 賀 and 和 see He 1- It is also found in Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia and Singapore.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hoe, Hook, Hood, Loo, Hoy, Hoop, Hoh, Hou, Hoof, Wool

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Where is the Hoo family from?

You can see how Hoo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hoo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Hoo families living in Lancashire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hoo's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hoo families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hoo. 100% of Hoo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hoo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Hoo lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hoo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hoo in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

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