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Horstman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of man ‘man’. Altered spelling of the German cognate Horstmann.

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


Similar surnames: Horstmann, Portman, Hortman, Ostman, Wortman, Hartman, Forsman

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Horstman Family Origin

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Horstman Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Horstman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Horstman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Horstman family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstman.

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Horstman Historical Records

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Horstman Life Expectancy

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