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Horowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Horovice in central Bohemia, now in the Czech Republic, which is named with a short form of a personal name formed with Hor, as for example Horimir, Horislav.

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


Similar surnames: Borowitz, Horovitz, Borowicz, Horwitz, Berkowitz, Moritz, Moskowitz

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Horowitz Family Origin

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Horowitz Family Occupations

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  • Boatman

    11%
  • Broom Manufacturer

    11%
  • Fancy Goods Store

    11%
  • Jewelery

    11%

In 1880, Boatman, Broom Manufacturer and Fancy Goods Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horowitz. A less common occupation for the Horowitz family was Jewelery. The most common Horowitz occupation in the USA was Boatman. 11% of Horowitz's were Boatmans.

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Horowitz Historical Records

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Horowitz Life Expectancy

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