Hoerauf Family History

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Hoerauf Name Meaning

German (Hörauf): ostensibly a nickname meaning ‘stop it!’ (German Hör auf!), but in fact it derives from the Low German place name Hörup near Flensburg.

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

Similar surnames: Mierau, Goergen, Hoerth, Holthaus, Bierbaum, Haaf, Herink, Horath

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Hoerauf Family Origin

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Hoerauf Family Occupations

What did your Hoerauf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hoerauf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Hoerauf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Hoerauf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 547 census records available for the last name Hoerauf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoerauf 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Hoerauf. 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 57 military records available for the last name Hoerauf. For the veterans among your Hoerauf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoerauf Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoerauf lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hoerauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hoerauf in 1963 was 59, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoerauf 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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