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 Hoyer

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Alt. Meaning

H is for hug, give one today!

O is for organized, you always know where things are

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

R is for rock star, let it out!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Hoyer

Steny Hoyer is a Member of Maryland State Senate for the 26th District, House Minority Whip, House Majority Leader, Chairperson of the House Democratic Conference, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Conference, 82nd President of the Maryland Senate, Member ofMaryland S. Steny was born on June 14th, 1939 in New York City.


Brian Hoyer is a football player. Brian was born on October 13th, 1985 in Lakewood, Ohio.


Jed Hoyer is a general manager (baseball) and general manager. Jed was born on December 7th, 1973.


Werner Hoyer is a Minister of State in the Federal Foreign Office, (with Cornelia Pieper), Member of the Bundestag, Minister of Statein theFederal Foreign Office, (withCornelia Pieper), and Member of theBundestag. Werner was born on November 17th, 1951 in Wuppertal.


Cornelius was born in 1741. He breathed his last breath on June 2nd, 1804.


Harald Hoyer is a software engineer. Harald was born on December 4th, 1971.


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Popularity of Hoyer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hoyer U.S.
  White 90.94% 64.26%
  African American 1.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.31% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hoyer

People with the last name Hoyer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hoyer

  • How Popular is the name Hoyer? As a last name Hoyer was the 9,104th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Hoyer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Hoyer is Sunday, August 14th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Hoyer? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Hoyer. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Hoyer: Your name in reverse order is Reyoh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhoye. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hoyer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,589 people with the last name Hoyer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hoyer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Hoyer as their last name.

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