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Textor Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name from Latin textor ‘weaver’; a humanistic name, equivalent to the vernacular form Weber or variants.

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


Similar surnames: Texter, Nestor, Hector, Sexton, Tester, Teetor, Rector, Kantor

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Where is the Textor family from?

You can see how Textor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Textor family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Textor families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Textor families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Textor's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Textor families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Textor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Textor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Watchman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Textor. 19% of Textor men worked as a Watchman and 34% of Textor women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Textor were Plumber and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Watchman
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Plumber
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Packer
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Textor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Textor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Textor. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Textor. For the veterans among your Textor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Textor lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Textor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Textor in 1954 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

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