Windhorst Family History

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Windhorst Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wint ‘wind’ + horst ‘brush’, ‘wild place’, or a habitational name from places so named in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Lindhorst, Eichhorst, Mordhorst, Windholz, Langhorst, Weghorst

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Windhorst Family Origin

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Windhorst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeps House

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Windhorst family was Keeps House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windhorst. The most common Windhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Windhorst's were Farmers.

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Windhorst Historical Records

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Windhorst Life Expectancy

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