Horch Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; perhaps a habitational name from Horchheim in the Rhineland, named from Middle High German hork, horec ‘dirt’ + heim ‘home’, ‘dwelling place’. German: topographic name for someone who lived in a swampy place, from Middle High German hor ‘mire’, ‘mud’. German: nickname for an eavesdropper, from Middle High German horchen ‘to listen’.

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

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Horch Family Origin

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Horch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Painter

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Cooper

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Painter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horch. The most common Horch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Horch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horch family was Cooper.

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Horch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Horch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Horch in 1960 was 52, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horch

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