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The ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of England
produced the name of Hoare. It was given to a person who had grey hair
or appeared aged.
A broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, nickname
surnames referred to a characteristic of the first person who used the name. They can describe the bearer's favored style of clothing, appearance, habits, or character.
The surname Hoare was first found in Suffolk
and Middlesex where they held a family seat
from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest
and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Hoare has appeared include Hoar, Hoare, Hore and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hoare research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1188, 1203, 1230, 1230, 1208, 1235, 1713, 1630, 1675, 1638, 1622, 1704, 1648, 1719, 1710 and 1712 are included under the topic Early Hoare History in all our PDF Extended History products
Another 179 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hoare Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
Some of the Hoare family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 117 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland
is included in all our PDF Extended History products
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England
was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England
at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Hoare arrived in North America very early:
Hoare Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- Math Hoare, who arrived in Virginia in 1662
- John Hoare, who arrived in Maryland in 1673
- Edward Hoare settled in Barbados in 1685
- Richard and Thomas Hoare settled in Barbados in 1685
Hoare Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Hoare settled in Maryland in 1775
Hoare Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Henry Hoare, aged 33, landed in Rhode Island in 1812
- Michael Hoare, aged 35, landed in New York, NY in 1848
- Rachel Hoare, aged 12, arrived in New York, NY in 1855
- Susanna Hoare, aged 4, landed in New York, NY in 1855
- Tamer Hoare, aged 1, arrived in New York, NY in 1855
Hoare Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
- Andrew Hoare, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749
- Francis Hoare, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
- Timothy Hoare, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
Hoare Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- James Hoare arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Cygnet" in 1836
- Sarah Hoare arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Cygnet" in 1836
- Mary Anne Hoare arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Cygnet" in 1836
- Bessie Hoare arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Cygnet" in 1836
Hoare Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Joseph Hoare landed in Nelson, New Zealand in 1839
- C. B. Hoare arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863
- Sophia Hoare arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863
- Elizabeth Hoare arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863
- Louisa Hoare arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Telegraph" in 1863
- Mr. Leonard James Hoare (d. 1912), aged 21, English Saloon Steward from Southampton, Hampshire who worked aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
- Charles Hugh Hoare (1819-1869), English cricketer
- Charles Hoare (1847-1908), English cricketer
- Peter Merrick Hoare (1843-1894), English Conservative Party politician
- Henry "Henry the Magnificent" Hoare II (1705-1785), English banker and garden owner-designer
- William Hoare of Bath RA (1707-1792), English Portraitist, painter and printmaker
- Sir Samuel Hoare (1841-1915), 1st Baronet, English Conservative Party politician
- Gordon Rahere Hoare (1884-1973), English footballer
- Sir Richard Hoare (1648-1719), English founder of C. Hoare & Co, one of the United Kingdom's oldest private banks
- Sir Richard Colt Hoare FRS (1758-1838), 2nd Baronet, English antiquarian, archaeologist, artist, and traveller
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The Hoare Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hoare Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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