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Horen Name Meaning

German (Hören): habitational name from Höri, a peninsula on Lake Constance. Dutch: variant of Horne 2. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horn.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Oren, Koren, Toren, Hoen, Doren, Goren, Holen, Hoven, Haren

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Where is the Horen family from?

You can see how Horen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Horen families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Horen families living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Horen's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Horen families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Horen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Horen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Horen. 14% of Horen men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Horen women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horen were Farmer and Housewife.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Horen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Horen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Horen. For the veterans among your Horen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Horen lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Horen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Horen in 1961 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

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