Horace Family History

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Horace Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Horace, Latin Horatius, a Roman family name of unknown origin, associated chiefly with the name of the poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65–8 bc).

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


Similar surnames: Force, Grace, Race, Morace, Hora, Horan, Morice, Horch, Horsch, Arace

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Horace Family Origin

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Horace Family Occupations

What did your Horace ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horace. A less common occupation for the Horace family was Keeping House. The most common Horace occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Horace's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Horace Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Horace Life Expectancy

What is the average Horace lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Horace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Horace in 1945 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horace

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horace 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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