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Herald Family History

Herald Name Meaning
English: variant of Harold 1 and 2.

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

132,032 Historical Documents with Herald on Ancestry.com
59,386 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,866 Military Records
2,192 Immigration Records
19,495 Census and Voter Lists
48,093 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Herald Families

  • Number of Herald families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herald families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Herald families
     40 - 77
     14 - 39
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Herald census records

You can see how Herald families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Herald Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Herald families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Herald Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Herald families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Herald

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Herald Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herald census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Herald ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Herald Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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