Hormel Family History

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Hormel Name Meaning

German: variant of Hörmle, a South German pet form of Hermann.

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


Similar surnames: Hommel, Hummel, Hermes, Harpel, Hormell, Harmes, Hertel, Hamel

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Hormel Family Origin

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Hormel Family Occupations

What did your Hormel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Agriculturist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hormel. A less common occupation for the Hormel family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Hormel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hormel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Agriculturist

    4%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

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

Hormel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hormel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hormel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hormel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hormel in 1954 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hormel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hormel 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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