Horr Name Meaning

German (Hörr): unexplained; possibly a derivative of Middle High German hor ‘dirt’ (see Hoerr).

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


Similar surnames: Hoerr, Porr, Herr, Horn, Gorr, Shorb, Rohr, Mohr, Norr, Storr

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Horr Family Origin

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Horr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Horr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Horr's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horr. A less common occupation for the Horr family was Carpenter.

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Horr Historical Records

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Horr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Horr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Horr in 1955 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horr

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