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

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

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Homburg Historical Records

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Homburg Life Expectancy

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