Hjort Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from hjort ‘deer’, ‘stag’. Danish: from a nickname or byname from hjort ‘deer’, ‘stag’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Bjorn, Horn, Bjork, Host, Holt, Kort, Mort, Horth, Hjorth

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Hjort Family Origin

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Hjort Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Hjort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Hjort's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hjort. A less common occupation for the Hjort family was Laborer.

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Hjort Historical Records

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Hjort Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Hjort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Hjort in 1956 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hjort

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