Horgen Family History

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Horgen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in southeastern Norway, so named from Old Norse horgr ‘steep mountainside’, ‘sanctuary’, or ‘naked rock’ + vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Heggen, Oren, Bogen, Holten, Horne, Mogen, Horen, Horger, Borden

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Horgen Family Origin

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Horgen Family Occupations

What did your Horgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Public Contractor Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horgen.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Public Contractor Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Horgen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Horgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horgen 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 726 immigration records available for the last name Horgen. 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 223 military records available for the last name Horgen. For the veterans among your Horgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Horgen lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Horgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Horgen in 1963 was 75, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horgen 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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