Honig Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic name for a gatherer or seller of honey, from Middle High German honec, honic ‘honey’, German Honig. As a Jewish surname it is generally ornamental. German (Hönig, of Slavic origin): from a pet form of Heinrich.

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


Similar surnames: Hoenig, Wenig, Honey, Henig, Konig, Habig, Hornig, Hoog, Heinig

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Honig Family Origin

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Honig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Clerk In Flour Mill

    8%
  • Confectioner

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Honig family was Confectioner. The most common Honig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Honig's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Flour Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Honig.

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Honig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Honig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Honig in 1954 was 38, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Honig

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