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  1. Hosking

    Hosking is a surname of Cornish origin. In Cornwall there are also the variant forms Hosken, Hoskin and Hoskins. Unlike many Cornish surnames which are ssociate with a small district, Hosking and its variants are distributed in west Cornwall (Hosking and Hosken), mid Cornwall (Hoskins) and east Cornwall (Hoskin). It has the meaning "sedgeman", i.e. a thatcher who makes roofs of sedge.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hosking is ranked #17385 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hosking surname appeared 1,624 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Hosking.

    88.5% or 1,438 total occurrences were White.
    5.1% or 84 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.3% or 54 total occurrences were Black.
    1.4% or 23 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.1% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hosking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hosking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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