Hornaday Family History

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Hornaday Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This name is found mainly in NC, where it has been established since the early 18th century.

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


Similar surnames: Hockaday, Hornak, Hobday, Barnaby, Hernadez, Monday, Hornby, Haraway

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Hornaday Family Origin

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Hornaday Family Occupations

What did your Hornaday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hornaday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hornaday's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hornaday family was Doctor. Farmer, Merchant and Day Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornaday.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Merchant

    6%
  • Day Labor

    3%
  • Doctor

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Hornaday Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hornaday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hornaday 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hornaday. 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 Hornaday. For the veterans among your Hornaday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hornaday Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornaday lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hornaday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hornaday in 1955 was 59, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornaday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornaday 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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