Barhorst Family History

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Barhorst Name Meaning

North German: probably a habitational name from a place called Barkhorst.

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


Similar surnames: Bornhorst, Mordhorst, Brandhorst, Bockhorst, Horst, Langhorst

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Barhorst Family Origin

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Barhorst Family Occupations

What did your Barhorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Barhorst. 30% of Barhorst men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Barhorst women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barhorst were Machinist and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • House Work
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%

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

Barhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Barhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barhorst 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Barhorst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 243 military records available for the last name Barhorst. For the veterans among your Barhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Barhorst lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Barhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Barhorst in 1954 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

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