Horrocks Family History

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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

What did your Horrocks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horrocks. 13% of Horrocks men worked as a General Labourer and 69% of Horrocks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horrocks were Motor Driver and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
  • Motor Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Cotton Weaver
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Horrocks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Horrocks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horrocks 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Horrocks. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Horrocks. For the veterans among your Horrocks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horrocks Life Expectancy

What is the average Horrocks lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Horrocks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Horrocks in 1955 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

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