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Horlacher Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Horlach in Bavaria or Horlachen in Württemberg, both so called from Old High German hor ‘mud’, ‘marsh’ + lahha ‘pool’, ‘pond’; the latter place retains traces of an inflected ending.

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


Similar surnames: Harlacher, Mohrbacher, Mosbacher, Hornbacher, Lacher, Hofacker

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Horlacher Family Origin

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Horlacher Family Occupations

What did your Horlacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Horlacher. 10% of Horlacher men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Horlacher women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horlacher were Salesman and Asst Record Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Fireman
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Typist
    7%
  • Asst Record Clerk
    4%

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

Horlacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Horlacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horlacher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 690 immigration records available for the last name Horlacher. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Horlacher. For the veterans among your Horlacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horlacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Horlacher lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Horlacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Horlacher in 1956 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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