Horstmann Family History

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Horstmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of Middle German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Horstman, Portmann, Wortmann, Ostmann, Hartmann, Bornemann, Fortmann

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Horstmann Family Origin

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Horstmann Family Occupations

What did your Horstmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Horstmann family was Blacksmith. The most common Horstmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Horstmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstmann.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Horstmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horstmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horstmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Horstmann

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Horstmann. 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 Horstmann. For the veterans among your Horstmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horstmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Horstmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Horstmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Horstmann in 1952 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horstmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horstmann 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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