Horstmeyer Family History

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Horstmeyer Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing nickname for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who lived on wild overgrown land (see Horst).

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


Similar surnames: Holtmeyer, Heitmeyer, Nordmeyer, Rosemeyer, Hockemeyer, Ortmeier

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Horstmeyer Family Origin

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Horstmeyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstmeyer. The most common Horstmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Horstmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horstmeyer family was Clerk In Dry Goods.

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Horstmeyer Historical Records

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Horstmeyer Life Expectancy

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