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Herard Family History

Herard Name Meaning
French (Hérard): from a Germanic personal name composed of heri ‘army’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’.

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

10,865 Historical Documents with Herard on Ancestry.com
5,485 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
167 Military Records
278 Immigration Records
2,736 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Herard Families

  • Number of Herard families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herard families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Herard last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Herard census records

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Herard Family Origin

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Herard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Herard

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Herard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herard census records

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Herard Civil War Service Records

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