... since 'hoeck' would be an archaic spelling of what is now 'hoek' in Dutch, which means "corner". As such, the first bearer of the surname may have been someone who was known for living around a certain corner in a village or city.
"How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on... when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend... some hurts that go too deep... that have taken hold." ~ Frodo Baggins
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