Horr Family History

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Horr Name Meaning

German (Hörr): unexplained; possibly a derivative of Middle High German hor ‘dirt’ (see Hoerr).

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

Similar surnames: Hoerr, Porr, Herr, Horn, Gorr, Shorb, Rohr, Mohr, Norr, Storr

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Horr Family Origin

Where is the Horr family from?

Horr Family Occupations

What did your Horr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Manager Buyer Shoe Small and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horr. 15% of Horr men worked as a Manager Buyer Shoe Small and 53% of Horr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horr were Fore Bench Huck and Hosiery Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Manager Buyer Shoe Small
  • Bilendares Wood Refuse Direction Mas Plant Clog Sole Making
  • Bookeeper (incapacitated)
  • Fore Bench Huck

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Cashier book Keeper
  • Hosiery Machinist

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

Horr Historical Records

What Horr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Horr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Horr

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Horr. 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 Horr. For the veterans among your Horr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horr Life Expectancy

What is the average Horr lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Horr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Horr in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horr 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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