Hornbostel Family History

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Hornbostel Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from a place so called near Celle.

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


Similar surnames: Borstel, Hornstein, Hohnstein, Hornbacher, Hornberger, Dorsten

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Hornbostel Family Origin

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Hornbostel Family Occupations

What did your Hornbostel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Minister and Stockbroker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hornbostel. A less common occupation for the Hornbostel family was Works In Foundry. The most common Hornbostel occupation in the USA was Minister. 33% of Hornbostel's were Ministers.

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  • Minister

    33%
  • Stockbroker

    33%
  • Works In Foundry

    33%

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

Hornbostel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hornbostel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornbostel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hornbostel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hornbostel in 1960 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornbostel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornbostel 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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