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Honsberger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name from a place called Honsberg near Wuppertal.

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

Similar surnames: Hunsberger, Hansberger, Ernsberger, Hornberger, Mansberger

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Where is the Honsberger family from?

You can see how Honsberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Honsberger family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Honsberger families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 9 Honsberger families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Honsberger's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Honsberger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Honsberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Honsberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Honsberger. 33% of Honsberger 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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Honsberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honsberger 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Honsberger. 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 317 military records available for the last name Honsberger. For the veterans among your Honsberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Honsberger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Honsberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Honsberger in 1954 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

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