Hochstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Hochstein family

The surname Hochstein was first found in Switzerland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Important Dates for the Hochstein family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hochstein research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hochstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hochstein Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoch, Hok, Yok, Yoak, Hokk, Hoek, Hoekk, Hohk, Hoher, Yoke, Hochart, Hochmann, Hohmann and many more.

Early Notables of the Hochstein family (pre 1700)

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Hochstein migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hochstein Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Caroline Hochstein, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792 [1]
Hochstein Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Adolf Hochstein, aged 50, who arrived in America from San Francisco, in 1904
  • Anna Hochstein, aged 35, who arrived in New York, in 1906
  • David Hochstein, aged 22, who arrived in America from Rochester, in 1914
  • Base-Lila Hochstein, aged 35, who arrived in America from Wladiskowitz, Russia, in 1915
  • Bejla Hochstein, aged 15, who arrived in America from Pinska, Poland, in 1923
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hochstein (post 1700)

  • Russ Hochstein (b. 1977), American NFL football football offensive lineman who played from 2001 to 2012, Honorable mention All-Big 12 (1998)
  • Grant Hochstein (b. 1990), American figure skater who placed 5th at the 2010 World Junior Championships
  • David Hochstein (1892-1918), American classical virtuoso violinist, eponym of the Hochstein School of Music & Dance, Rochester, New York
  • Robert Hochstein, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Torrington, 1910 [2]
  • Erik Hochstein (b. 1968), German silver and bronze medalist swimmer in the 1980s

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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