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Hocking Surname History

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Hocking Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

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The nationality of Hocking is often complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Hocking may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Hocking Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Hocking come may come from a trade, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Hocking originate from religious texts such as the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, etc. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Hocking Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Hocking name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Hocking transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family unions, and languages over generations. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Hocking were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Hocking.

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