Hockaday Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English Hocedei, Hokedey ‘Hock-day’, the second Tuesday after Easter. This was formerly a time at which rents and dues were paid, and from the 14th century it was a popular festival. The name possibly denoted someone born at this time of year.

Similar surnames:

List of People with Surname Hockaday

According to our database, there are a total of 810 people with the surname Hockaday. Among these people surnamed Hockaday, there are about 260 distinct names, with an average of 3 people who have the same name. James Hockaday, John Hockaday and William Hockaday are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hockaday, with 15, 15 and 15 people respectively.

Besides that, we found that North Carolina has the largest number of people surnamed Hockaday, with a total of 185 people, and there are a total of 126 distinct names among these people. Virginia is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hockaday, with a total of 127 people and an average of 88 distinct names.