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Hochstein Early Origins



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.

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Hochstein Spelling Variations


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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.

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Hochstein Early History


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Hochstein Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hochstein research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hochstein History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hochstein Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hochstein Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hochstein (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hochstein (post 1700)



  • Robert Hochstein, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Torrington, 1910
  • 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
  • Erik Hochstein (b. 1968), German silver and bronze medalist swimmer in the 1980s

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The Hochstein Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hochstein 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 October 2015 at 11:52.

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