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Hora Name Meaning

Czech: topographic name from hora ‘mountain hill’ earlier ‘forest’. Irish: variant of O'Hara . Indian (Punjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat tribe. Japanese: written phonetically 保良 ‘preserve good’. It is Ryūkyūan in origin and is also pronounced Bora and Yasura.

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

Similar surnames: Bora, Mora, Horn, Horak, Hara, Gora, Tara, Dora, Nora, Horta

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Where is the Hora family from?

You can see how Hora families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hora family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hora families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Hora families living in Ontario. This was about 29% of all the recorded Hora's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hora families in 1911.
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What did your Hora ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hora. 100% of Hora men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hora census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hora. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hora. For the veterans among your Hora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hora lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hora in 1946 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

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