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Hori Family History

Hori Name Meaning

Japanese: written 堀 ‘moat’. It is found mostly in central Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands. One noble family descended from the Fujiwara resided in Mino (now part of Gifu prefecture).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Mori, Horie, Hari, Oki, Shoji, Hora, Wuori, Horne, Nori, Horr

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Where is the Hori family from?

You can see how Hori families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hori family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hori families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Hori families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Hori's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Hori families in 1911.
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What did your Hori ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Hori. 45% of Hori men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Grocer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hori. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hori 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hori. 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 699 military records available for the last name Hori. For the veterans among your Hori ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hori lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hori life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Hori in 1961 was 40, and 59 in 2004.

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