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Horvitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horowitz .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Horwitz, Hurvitz, Horovitz, Hurwitz, Moritz, Kovitz, Horowitz

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Where is the Horvitz family from?

You can see how Horvitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Horvitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Horvitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Horvitz families living in Quebec. This was about 86% of all the recorded Horvitz's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Horvitz families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Horvitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Horvitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Horvitz. 29% of Horvitz men worked as a Salesman and 32% of Horvitz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horvitz were Clerk and Typist. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Horvitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horvitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 593 immigration records available for the last name Horvitz. 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 Cards

There are 402 military records available for the last name Horvitz. For the veterans among your Horvitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Horvitz lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Horvitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Horvitz in 1940 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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