Hoerig Family History

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Hoerig Name Meaning

(Hörig): variant of Hering. (of Slavic origin): topographic name from Sorbian gorka ‘little mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Goering, Hoenig, Loebig, Hora, Honig, Hoerning, Hering, Holberg

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Hoerig Family Origin

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Hoerig Family Occupations

What did your Hoerig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Groceries and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hoerig. The most common Hoerig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hoerig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hoerig family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Groceries

    20%
  • Painter

    20%
  • Stone Cutter

    20%

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

Hoerig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hoerig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoerig 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 Hoerig. 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 Hoerig. For the veterans among your Hoerig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoerig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoerig lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hoerig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hoerig in 1955 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoerig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoerig 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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