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Horstman Family History

Horstman Name Meaning
Dutch: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of man ‘man’.Altered spelling of the German cognate Horstmann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

64,688 Historical Documents with Horstman on Ancestry.com
23,792 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,270 Military Records
1,627 Immigration Records
14,167 Census and Voter Lists
22,832 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Horstman Families

  • Number of Horstman families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Horstman families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Horstman last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Horstman census records

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Horstman Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Horstman families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Horstman Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Horstman families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Horstman

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Horstman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Horstman census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Horstman ancestors, such as occupation.

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Horstman Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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