Hurwitz Family History

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Hurwitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horowitz.

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

Similar surnames: Hurvitz, Horwitz, Gurwitz, Horvitz, Gerwitz, Gurewitz, Horowitz

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Hurwitz Family Origin

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Hurwitz Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hurwitz occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Peddler. 100% of Hurwitz's were Dry Goods Peddlers.

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  • Dry Goods Peddler


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Hurwitz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hurwitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hurwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hurwitz in 1947 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurwitz 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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