Hosmer Family History

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Hosmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Osmer with an inorganic initial H-.

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


Similar surnames: Hosler, Homer, Comer, Hosier, Holmer, Osler, Hammer, Somer, Hobler

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Hosmer Family Origin

Where is the Hosmer family from?

Hosmer Family Occupations

What did your Hosmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hosmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Hosmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hosmer. A less common occupation for the Hosmer family was Laborer.

View Census data for Hosmer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Hosmer Historical Records

What Hosmer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hosmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosmer 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 Hosmer

Passenger List

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

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Hosmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hosmer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hosmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hosmer in 1942 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hosmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hosmer 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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