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

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Horstmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Grocer

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, the most common Horstmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Horstmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstmann. A less common occupation for the Horstmann family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Horstmann | Data not to scale

Horstmann Historical Records

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Horstmann Life Expectancy

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