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Early Origins of the Hoen family

The surname Hoen was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Hoen family

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Hoen Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hoen, Hoem, Hoene, Hoener, Hoenen, Hoendricx, Hoengen, Hoening, Hoenninger, Hoensbruck, Hoens, Hoensbroeck and many more.

Early Notables of the Hoen family (pre 1700)

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United States Hoen migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hoen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Christian Hoen, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1751
  • Jacob Hoen, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [1]
Hoen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Berthold Hoen, who arrived in Maryland in 1844 [1]
  • Ernst Hoen, who settled in Baltimore in 1849
  • Na Hoen, aged 17, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Hoen (post 1700) +

  • Chris Hoen, American Democratic Party politician, Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1936 [2]
  • Frans't Hoen (1920-1967), Dutch actor
  • Ola Håvard Hoen, of the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis at the University of Oslo
  • Ellen't Hoen, coordinator of the Globalization Project of the Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines of Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Espen Sjølingstad Hoen, Norwegian photojournalist
  • Peter Hoen Ph.D., of the Institute of Environmental Biology at Utrecht University

  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 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from on Facebook