Horwich Family History

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Horwich Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Horwich in Lancashire, so named from Old English har ‘gray’ + wice ‘wych elm’.

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

Similar surnames: Norwich, Howick, Harwick, Horlick, Herwick, Goswick, Gorsuch, Barwick

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Horwich Family Origin

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Horwich Family Occupations

What did your Horwich ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Practitioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Horwich. 8% of Horwich men worked as a Medical Practitioner and 55% of Horwich women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horwich were Arp Casualty Service and Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Practitioner
  • Draper
  • Gents Outfitter
  • Arp Casualty Service

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Bookkeeper
  • Household Duties

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

Horwich Historical Records

What Horwich family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Horwich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horwich 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Horwich. 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 237 military records available for the last name Horwich. For the veterans among your Horwich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horwich Life Expectancy

What is the average Horwich lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Horwich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Horwich in 1961 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horwich

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horwich 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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