In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1245.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Banska Bystrica, Nitra, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1784-1893 (parish A)
- Lutheran church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1721-1900 (parish B)
- Surnames of living people in Hokovce