Horstmann Family History

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Horstmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name, a variant of Horst, with the addition of Middle German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Horstman, Portmann, Wortmann, Ostmann, Hartmann, Bornemann, Fortmann

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Horstmann Family Origin

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Horstmann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Grocer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Horstmann. A less common occupation for the Horstmann family was Blacksmith. The most common Horstmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Horstmann's were Farmers.

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Horstmann Historical Records

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Horstmann Life Expectancy

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