Horth Family History

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Horth Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German hort ‘treasure’, ‘wealth’. (Hörth): probably a habitational name from a place such as Hürth near Cologne or Hördt in the Palatinate. variant of Harth 1.

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

Similar surnames: Hoerth, Forth, Horch, Worth, North, Borth, Barth, Furth, Korth

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Horth Family Origin

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Horth Family Occupations

What did your Horth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Horth occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 6% of Horth's were Charwomans. A less common occupation for the Horth family was Builder & Contractor. Charwoman, Fisherman and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horth.

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  • Charwoman

  • Fisherman

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Builder & Contractor


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

Horth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Horth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horth 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Horth. 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 788 military records available for the last name Horth. For the veterans among your Horth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horth Life Expectancy

What is the average Horth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Horth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Horth in 1963 was 80, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horth 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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