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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Hoss

  • How many people with the first name Hoss have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34 babies born with the first name Hoss in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hoss? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hoss first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hoss is Monday, June 12th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Hoss born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hoss was in 2011 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hoss: Your name in reverse order is Ssoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Shso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hoss? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,033 people with the last name Hoss.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hoss? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Hoss as their last name.
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Popularity of Hoss as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hoss U.S.
  White 82.46% 64.26%
  African American 11.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.02% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hoss

People with the last name Hoss are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hoss" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hoss as well as things modernly associated with the name Hoss such as celebrities named Hoss.

Variant of horse.

  1. (Southern US, slang) Eye dialect spelling of horse.
  2. (Southern US, slang) A big, strong and respected or dependable person, usually a man; one who is large like a horse.
  3. (Southern US, slang, often capitalized) Term of address for a man.
    What's up, ?
  4. (Northwestern US, slang) A car.

Other Inspirations for the Name Hoss

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Hoss Deli
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Hoss Tools
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Hoss Delgado
Hoss Glass
Hoss Cartwright

What does the name Hoss mean?

His for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Sis for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Sis for superb, a great attitude about life.

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