Hornish Family History

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Hornish Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Hornisch or Hörnisch, a nickname from Middle High German horniz, hornuz ‘hornet’, probably denoted an uncontrolled or bad-tempered man.

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


Similar surnames: Cornish, Harnish, Rish, Harnisch, Horning, Horn, Horch, Borish

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Hornish Family Origin

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Hornish Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hornish ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Fisherman

    43%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Fisherman & Farmer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hornish family was Blacksmith. The most common Hornish occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 43% of Hornish's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Labourer and Fisherman & Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hornish.

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Hornish Historical Records

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Hornish Life Expectancy

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