Hornbeck Family History

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Hornbeck Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Hornbeek, a habitational name from a place named as ‘horn creek’.

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

Similar surnames: Hornback, Holbeck, Horne, Birkbeck, Vorbeck, Norbeck, Honeck

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Hornbeck Family Origin

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Hornbeck Family Occupations

What did your Hornbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornbeck. The most common Hornbeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hornbeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hornbeck family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hornbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Hornbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hornbeck 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 798 immigration records available for the last name Hornbeck. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hornbeck. For the veterans among your Hornbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hornbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornbeck lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hornbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hornbeck in 1940 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornbeck 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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