Bockhorst Family History

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Bockhorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia, so named with Middle Low German boke ‘beech tree’ + horst, hurst ‘thicket’, ‘undergrowth’.

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


Similar surnames: Eichhorst, Bockholt, Kohorst, Bornhorst, Mordhorst, Brockhoff

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Bockhorst Family Origin

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Bockhorst Family Occupations

What did your Bockhorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Drayman, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockhorst. The most common Bockhorst occupation in the USA was Drayman. 11% of Bockhorst's were Draymans. A less common occupation for the Bockhorst family was Pocket Book Maker.

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  • Drayman

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Pocket Book Maker

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bockhorst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bockhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bockhorst. 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 Card

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

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Bockhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Bockhorst lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bockhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bockhorst in 1958 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bockhorst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bockhorst ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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