Horstman Family History

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Horstman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of man ‘man’. Altered spelling of the German cognate Horstmann.

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

Similar surnames: Horstmann, Portman, Hortman, Ostman, Wortman, Hartman, Forsman

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Horstman Family Origin

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Horstman Family Occupations

What did your Horstman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstman. The most common Horstman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Horstman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horstman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Horstman Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Horstman ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Horstman Life Expectancy

What is the average Horstman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Horstman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Horstman in 1954 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horstman


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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horstman 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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