Hornstein Family History

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Hornstein Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places so named near Sigmaringen and in Bavaria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound of German Horn ‘horn’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Ornstein, Hohnstein, Hartstein, Bernstein, Hohenstein, Rothstein

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Hornstein Family Origin

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Hornstein Family Occupations

What did your Hornstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hornstein family was Collector In Bank. Farmer, Bank Collector and Bar Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornstein. The most common Hornstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hornstein's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Bank Collector

  • Bar Keeper

  • Collector In Bank


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

Hornstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hornstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hornstein 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hornstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hornstein. For the veterans among your Hornstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hornstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Hornstein lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hornstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hornstein in 1948 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hornstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hornstein 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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