Hornig Family History

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Hornig Name Meaning

Eastern German: from Sorbian or Czech horník ‘miner’ (see Hornik). Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Hornik 3.

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


Similar surnames: Hornik, Hoenig, Honig, Horner, Hornick, Horn, Konig, Hurtig, Henig

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Hornig Family Origin

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Hornig Family Occupations

What did your Hornig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Marble Cutter and Stone Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornig. A less common occupation for the Hornig family was Bottler Beer. The most common Hornig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Hornig's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Marble Cutter

    10%
  • Stone Cutter

    10%
  • Bottler Beer

    5%

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

Hornig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hornig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornig lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hornig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hornig in 1957 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornig 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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