Homburg Family History

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Homburg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from places in Hesse and Saarland called Homburg, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Old High German hoh ‘high’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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


Similar surnames: Homberg, Hamburg, Holberg, Limburg, Hamberg, Schomburg, Hoberg

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Homburg Family Origin

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Homburg Family Occupations

What did your Homburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Homburg family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Homburg. The most common Homburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Homburg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Homburg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Homburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Homburg lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Homburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Homburg in 1941 was 34, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Homburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Homburg 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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