Hoerl Family History

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Hoerl Name Meaning

German (Hörl): variant of Herl, a pet form of Hermann, found chiefly in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Hoerle, Herl, Hoell, Hell, Herm, Boers, Gerl, Worl, Hoese, Hoerr

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Hoerl Family Origin

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Hoerl Family Occupations

What did your Hoerl ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hoerl. 9% of Hoerl men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Hoerl women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hoerl were Farmer and Book Binder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Book Binder

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

Hoerl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hoerl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hoerl 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Hoerl. 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 271 military records available for the last name Hoerl. For the veterans among your Hoerl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hoerl Life Expectancy

What is the average Hoerl lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hoerl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hoerl in 1959 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hoerl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hoerl 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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