Horwedel Family History

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Horwedel Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a swampy ford, from hor ‘dirt’ + wede ‘woods’.

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


Similar surnames: Wedel, Huegel, Riedel, Holweger, Border, Hegel, Vorwerk, Roedel

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Horwedel Family Origin

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Horwedel Family Occupations

What did your Horwedel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Horwedel family was Farming. The most common Horwedel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Horwedel's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Engineer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Horwedel.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Engineer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%

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

Horwedel Historical Records

What Horwedel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horwedel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horwedel 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 Horwedel. 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 Horwedel. For the veterans among your Horwedel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horwedel Life Expectancy

What is the average Horwedel lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Horwedel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Horwedel in 1958 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horwedel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horwedel 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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