First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hockley

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Alt. Meaning

H is for humble, a saintly quality.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

K is for kid, the child within.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons Named Hockley


Notable Persons With the Last Name Hockley

Frederick was born in 1809. He left this life in 1885.


Andy was born in 1959 in Pontypridd.


Debbie Hockley is a cricketer.


Fred was born in 1923 in Cambridgeshire. He left this life in 1945.


Matthew Hockley is a soccer player for the Bideford A.F.C., Torquay United F.C., Truro City F.C., and Dereham Town F.C. Matthew was born on June 5th, 1982 in Paignton.


Their career lasted from 1949 to 1965. Cal was born on March 21st, 1931 in Fernie, British Columbia.


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Popularity of Hockley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hockley U.S.
  White 86.77% 64.26%
  African American 6.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.95% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hockley

People with the last name Hockley are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hockley

  • How Popular is the name Hockley? As a last name Hockley was the 42,237th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hockley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hockley is Sunday, March 10th, 1901.
  • How unique is the name Hockley? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hockley. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hockley: Your name in reverse order is Yelkcoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lcoeyhk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hockley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 514 people with the last name Hockley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hockley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Hockley as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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