Hornback Family History

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Hornback Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hornbach, a habitational name from any of various places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Hornbeck, Hoback, Hornburg, Koback, Hornack, Hornak, Hornby, Harbach

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Hornback Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hornback name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hornback. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Hornback Family Origin

Where is the Hornback family from?

Hornback Family Occupations

What did your Hornback ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hornback occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Hornback's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hornback family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornback.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Hornback Historical Records

What Hornback family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hornback. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hornback 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 285 immigration records available for the last name Hornback. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hornback. For the veterans among your Hornback ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hornback Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornback lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hornback life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hornback in 1951 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornback

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornback 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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