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Horsfall Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Horsefall in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English hors ‘horse’ (perhaps a byname) + fall ‘clearing’, ‘place where the trees have been felled’ (from fellan ‘to fell’, causative of feallan ‘to fall’).

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


Similar surnames: Horsfield, Horsford, Gornall, Horsman, Halsall, Voshall, Bonsall

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Horsfall Family Origin

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Horsfall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Agent For Eng. House

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, farmer, Carpenter and Agent For Eng. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsfall. The most common Horsfall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Horsfall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horsfall family was Blacksmith.

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Horsfall Life Expectancy

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