Horvath Family History

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Horvath Name Meaning

Hungarian (Horváth) and Jewish (from Hungary): ethnic name for a Croat, from Hungarian Horvát (Croatian Hrvat). Compare Horvat. Additionally, this is found as a nickname for a Hungarian who lived in Croatia, who had dealings with Croatia, or who often traveled there. The Croats were one of the Slavic peoples who settled in what was then the Roman province of Pannonia in the 7th century ad. From 1091 to 1526 Croatia was under Hungarian rule. As a Jewish name, this indicates provenance from Croatia.

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

Similar surnames: Horvat, Horwath, Horath, Porath, Horch, Harvat, North, Morvant, Forth

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Horvath Family Origin

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Horvath Family Occupations

What did your Horvath ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Banker (retired) and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horvath. 17% of Horvath men worked as a Banker (retired) and 25% of Horvath women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horvath were Managing Director Of firm and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Banker (retired)
  • Civil Servant
  • Electrical Engineer (ray Alves)
  • Managing Director Of firm

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Parlourmaid
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook

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

Horvath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Horvath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horvath 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 20,000 immigration records available for the last name Horvath. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Horvath. For the veterans among your Horvath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horvath Life Expectancy

What is the average Horvath lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Horvath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Horvath in 1942 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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