Hornish Family History

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Hornish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hornisch or Hörnisch, a nickname from Middle High German horniz, hornuz ‘hornet’, probably denoted an uncontrolled or bad-tempered man.

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


Similar surnames: Cornish, Harnish, Rish, Harnisch, Horning, Horn, Horch, Borish

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Hornish Family Origin

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Hornish Family Occupations

What did your Hornish ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hornish family was Keeping House. The most common Hornish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Hornish's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Fire Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornish.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Fire Insurance Agent

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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

Hornish Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hornish Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornish lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Hornish life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hornish in 1965 was 51, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornish

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornish 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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