Bockhorst Family History

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Bockhorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia, so named with Middle Low German boke ‘beech tree’ + horst, hurst ‘thicket’, ‘undergrowth’.

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


Similar surnames: Eichhorst, Bockholt, Kohorst, Bornhorst, Mordhorst, Brockhoff

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Bockhorst Family Origin

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Bockhorst Family Occupations

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  • Drayman

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Merchant

    11%
  • Pocket Book Maker

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bockhorst family was Pocket Book Maker. Drayman, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockhorst. The most common Bockhorst occupation in the USA was Drayman. 11% of Bockhorst's were Draymans.

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Bockhorst Historical Records

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Bockhorst Life Expectancy

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