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Langhorst Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany and Gelderland.

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


Similar surnames: Lindhorst, Windhorst, Longhurst, Brandhorst, Sandfort, Weghorst

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Where is the Langhorst family from?

You can see how Langhorst families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Langhorst family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Langhorst families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 60 Langhorst families living in Ohio. This was about 42% of all the recorded Langhorst's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Langhorst families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Langhorst surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Langhorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Langhorst. 32% of Langhorst men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Langhorst women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Langhorst were Carpenter and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    24%
  • House Work
    20%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Langhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langhorst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 807 immigration records available for the last name Langhorst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Langhorst. For the veterans among your Langhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Langhorst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Langhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Langhorst in 1962 was 75, and 68 in 2004.

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