Horger Family History

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Horger Name Meaning

(Württemberg): habitational name from Horgen near Rottweil, or perhaps from either of the places called Horgau, in Swabia and Switzerland. (Bavaria; Hörger): variant of Herger (see Hergert).

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

Similar surnames: Borger, Horner, Horter, Hoster, Dorner, Hinger, Hoeger, Hoger, Horgen

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Horger Family Origin

Where is the Horger family from?

Horger Family Occupations

What did your Horger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Horger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Horger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horger family was Cloak Maker. Farmer, Baker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horger.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Carpenter

  • Cloak Maker


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

Horger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Horger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horger 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 383 immigration records available for the last name Horger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Horger. For the veterans among your Horger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horger Life Expectancy

What is the average Horger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Horger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Horger in 1951 was 38, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horger 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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