Hornstra Family History

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Hornstra Name Meaning

Frisian: topographic name for someone who lived by a horn-shaped field, a horn-shaped spur of a hill, or a tongue of land in a bend of a river, from an agent noun derived from Middle Low German horn ‘horn’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamstra, Hofstra, Horner, Poelstra, Kerkstra, Boonstra, Terpstra

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Hornstra Family Origin

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Hornstra Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Carpenter

    33%

In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hornstra. The most common Hornstra occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hornstra's were Farmers.

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Hornstra Life Expectancy

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