Horgen Family History

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Horgen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse horgr ‘steep mountainside’, ‘sanctuary’, or ‘naked rock’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Heggen, Oren, Bogen, Holten, Horne, Mogen, Horen, Horger, Borden

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Horgen Family Origin

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Horgen Family Occupations

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  • Bookkeeper

    25%
  • Hack Driver

    25%
  • Housekeeper

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Horgen family was Keeping House. The most common Horgen occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 25% of Horgen's were Bookkeepers. Bookkeeper, Hack Driver and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horgen.

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Horgen Historical Records

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Horgen Life Expectancy

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