Mordhorst Family History

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Mordhorst Name Meaning

North German: topographic name, probably from Middle Low German mor ‘fenland’, ‘swamp’ + horst ‘scrubland’, ‘wild place’.

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


Similar surnames: Windhorst, Eichhorst, Bockhorst, Kohorst, Barhorst, Ter Horst

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Mordhorst Family Origin

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Mordhorst Family Occupations

What did your Mordhorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mordhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mordhorst's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mordhorst. A less common occupation for the Mordhorst family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    13%

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

Mordhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mordhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Mordhorst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mordhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mordhorst in 1962 was 72, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mordhorst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mordhorst 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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