Hjort Family History

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Hjort Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from hjort ‘deer’, ‘stag’. Danish: from a nickname or byname from hjort ‘deer’, ‘stag’.

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Bjorn, Horn, Bjork, Host, Holt, Kort, Mort, Horth, Hjorth

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Hjort Family Origin

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Hjort Family Occupations

What did your Hjort ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hjort. The most common Hjort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Hjort's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hjort family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Hjort Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hjort. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hjort 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hjort. 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 406 military records available for the last name Hjort. For the veterans among your Hjort ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hjort Life Expectancy

What is the average Hjort lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hjort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hjort in 1956 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hjort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hjort 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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