Origin of Surname
The name is possibly an alternative for Hacquoil, which has a variant Hacquart but may also have derived from Hauchard, which is believed to originate with ancient Norman hauchier and ancient French hausser/haussage meaning a proud and arrogant person. Hauchard is a common name in Normandy but Hocquard is not.
Jean, Philippot and Richard are listed in the Jersey Chantry Certificate of 1550
- Hocart - Guernsey variant
Hocquard lineages in Jersey