Hornish Family History

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Hornish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hornisch or Hörnisch, a nickname from Middle High German horniz, hornuz ‘hornet’, probably denoted an uncontrolled or bad-tempered man.

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


Similar surnames: Cornish, Harnish, Rish, Harnisch, Horning, Horn, Horch, Borish

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Hornish Family Origin

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Hornish Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Fire Insurance Agent

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Hornish occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Hornish's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hornish family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Fire Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornish.

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Hornish Historical Records

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Hornish Life Expectancy

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