Bornhorst Family History

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Bornhorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place named Bornhorst, near Oldenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Bockhorst, Barhorst, Bornholdt, Batenhorst, Bornhoft, Brunkhorst

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Bornhorst Family Origin

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Bornhorst Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Coffee House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bornhorst. A less common occupation for the Bornhorst family was Cooper. The most common Bornhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bornhorst's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Coffee House

    14%
  • Cooper

    14%

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Bornhorst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bornhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bornhorst 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bornhorst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bornhorst. For the veterans among your Bornhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bornhorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Bornhorst lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bornhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bornhorst in 1964 was 74, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bornhorst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bornhorst 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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