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Horman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hormann and Hörmann (see Hoermann ). English: of Norman origin perhaps a nickname from Middle English horeman ‘man who consorts with whores or adulterous women’. Whether this became a hereditary surname however is uncertain and some examples could be metathesized forms of Oram although evidence to prove this is lacking. English: late variant of Harman and Herman .

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

Similar surnames: Lorman, Corman, Hortman, Homan, Cosman, Herman, Korman, Forman

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You can see how Horman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Horman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Horman families living in Ontario. This was about 33% of all the recorded Horman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Horman families in 1911.
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What did your Horman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Horman. 46% of Horman men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Horman women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Horman lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Horman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Horman in 1956 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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