Horney Family History

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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 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Horney. 19% of Horney men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Horney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horney were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Horney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 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 1,000 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 3,000 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

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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.

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