Horta Family History

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Horta Name Meaning

Catalan and Portuguese: from horta ‘garden’ (Latin hortus), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosed garden or a metonymic occupational name for a gardener.

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

Similar surnames: Dorta, Porta, Orta, Corte, Fort, Porte, Corda, Hora, Horch, Korda

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Horta Family Origin

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Horta Family Occupations

What did your Horta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Horta. 37% of Horta men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Horta women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horta were Doffer and Sewer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labrador
  • Doffer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Costurera
  • Sewer

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

Horta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horta 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Horta. 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 463 military records available for the last name Horta. For the veterans among your Horta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horta Life Expectancy

What is the average Horta lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Horta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Horta in 1960 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horta 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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