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Hoerth Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of two places, Hürth near Cologne or Hörth in the Palatinate.

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


Similar surnames: Horth, Hoeft, Koerth, Goertz, Horath, Gerth, Koeth, Hereth, Heath

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Where is the Hoerth family from?

You can see how Hoerth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hoerth family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Hoerth families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Hoerth families living in Missouri. This was about 21% of all the recorded Hoerth's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Hoerth families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hoerth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hoerth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoerth. 48% of Hoerth men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    48%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    100%
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What Hoerth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoerth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoerth 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 184 immigration records available for the last name Hoerth. 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 244 military records available for the last name Hoerth. For the veterans among your Hoerth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hoerth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hoerth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hoerth in 1959 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

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