Horstmann Family History

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Horstmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of Middle German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Horstman, Portmann, Wortmann, Ostmann, Hartmann, Bornemann, Fortmann

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Horstmann Family Origin

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Horstmann Family Occupations

What did your Horstmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Caulker Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horstmann. 9% of Horstmann men worked as a Caulker Heavy Worker and 58% of Horstmann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horstmann were Coy Managing Director Opticians and Patient Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Caulker Heavy Worker
  • Clerk Bristol Aero Co
  • Co Director Of Horstmann Gear C
  • Coy Managing Director Opticians

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Astist
  • Independant
  • Patient Housewife

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

Horstmann Historical Records

What Horstmann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Horstmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horstmann 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Horstmann. 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 Horstmann. For the veterans among your Horstmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horstmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Horstmann lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Horstmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Horstmann in 1952 was 30, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horstmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horstmann 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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