Horsman Family History

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Horsman Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a stable worker, from Old English hors ‘horse’ + mann ‘man’. It is unlikely to have been a nickname for a skilled rider, for in the Middle Ages the maintenance and use of a horse was far beyond the means of the mass of common people.

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


Similar surnames: Hardman, Forman, Wortman, Workman, Herdman, Housman, Rosman, Hodgman

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Horsman Family Origin

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Horsman Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horsman. A less common occupation for the Horsman family was Carpenter. The most common Horsman occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Horsman's were Labourers.

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Horsman Historical Records

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Horsman Life Expectancy

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