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Horney Name Meaning

German: Eastphalian or Americanized form of a personal name composed of the Germanic elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + nit ‘battle fury’, ‘eagerness to fight’, or a habitational name from a place so called in Brandenburg or in the Rhineland. English: probably a derivative of Horn.

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


Similar surnames: Hornby, Dorney, Torney, Horner, Corney, Horne, Forney, Horsey, Horn

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Horney Family Origin

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Horney Family Occupations

What did your Horney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horney. A less common occupation for the Horney family was Laborer. The most common Horney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Horney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Horney Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Horney Life Expectancy

What is the average Horney lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Horney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Horney in 1952 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horney 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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