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Hurwitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Horowitz .

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

Similar surnames: Hurvitz, Horwitz, Gurwitz, Horvitz, Gerwitz, Gurewitz, Horowitz

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Where is the Hurwitz family from?

You can see how Hurwitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hurwitz family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Hurwitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Hurwitz families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Hurwitz's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hurwitz families in 1911.
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What did your Hurwitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hurwitz. 22% of Hurwitz men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Hurwitz women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hurwitz were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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

  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hurwitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurwitz 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hurwitz. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hurwitz. For the veterans among your Hurwitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hurwitz lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hurwitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hurwitz in 1947 was 39, and 85 in 2004.

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