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Origin and popularity of the name HOCH

Origin

Hoch : 1: German: from Middle High German hōch ‘high’; a habitational name from any of various places called Hoch or a topographic name for someone who lived in an area of high land or a descriptive nickname for a tall man from a different sense of the same word.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a tall person from German hoch ‘tall’ Yiddish hoykh.3: Czech: from a pet form of the Old Czech personal name Hodislav (see Hosek).

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 19,791 individuals with the name HOCH on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name HOCH

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