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Horowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Horovice in central Bohemia, now in the Czech Republic, which is named with a short form of a personal name formed with Hor, as for example Horimir, Horislav.

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


Similar surnames: Borowitz, Horovitz, Borowicz, Horwitz, Berkowitz, Moritz, Moskowitz

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Horowitz Family Origin

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Horowitz Family Occupations

What did your Horowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Peddler and Convict were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Horowitz. 19% of Horowitz men worked as a Peddler and 34% of Horowitz women worked as a Convict. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horowitz were Operator and Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Peddler
    19%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Convict
    34%
  • Manager Farm
    34%
  • Tailoress
    34%

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

Horowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Horowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horowitz 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Horowitz. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Horowitz. For the veterans among your Horowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Horowitz lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Horowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Horowitz in 1944 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horowitz

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