Honsberger Family History

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Honsberger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: habitational name from a place called Honsberg near Wuppertal.

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

Similar surnames: Hunsberger, Hansberger, Ernsberger, Hornberger, Mansberger

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Honsberger Family Origin

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Honsberger Family Occupations

What did your Honsberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Honsberger family was Carpenter & Jioner. The most common Honsberger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Honsberger's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Apiarian were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honsberger.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Apiarian

  • Carpenter & Jioner


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

Honsberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Honsberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honsberger 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Honsberger. 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 317 military records available for the last name Honsberger. For the veterans among your Honsberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Honsberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Honsberger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Honsberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Honsberger in 1954 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honsberger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Honsberger 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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