Hortman Family History

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Hortman Name Meaning

German (Hortmann): variant of Hort 1. possibly also a variant spelling of Hartmann.

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


Similar surnames: Horstman, Zortman, Hardman, Homan, Portman, Wortman, Hartman, Fortman

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Hortman Family Origin

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Hortman Family Occupations

What did your Hortman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hortman. The most common Hortman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Hortman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hortman family was At Home.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    4%
  • At Home

    2%

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

Hortman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Hortman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hortman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hortman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hortman in 1963 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hortman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hortman 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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