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Horrocks Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from Great or Little Horrocks in Greater Manchester, so named from the plural of the dialect term hurrock ‘heaped-up pile of loose stones or rubbish’ (of uncertain origin).

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


Similar surnames: Sharrock, Rock, Orrock, Norrick, Norrod, Terrones, Derrick, Rocks

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Horrocks Family Origin

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Horrocks Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Horrocks occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Horrocks's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Horrocks family was Farmer. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horrocks.

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Horrocks Historical Records

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Horrocks Life Expectancy

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