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Herb Family History

Herb Name Meaning
South German: nickname for a harsh or rough person, from Middle High German herb ‘severe’, ‘harsh’.German: from the personal name Herpo, a pet form of Herbert.

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

115,616 Historical Documents with Herb on Ancestry.com
42,016 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,510 Military Records
1,354 Immigration Records
12,489 Census and Voter Lists
52,247 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Herb Families

  • Number of Herb families
     101 - 200
     34 - 100
     1 - 33
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herb families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Herb last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Herb census records

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Herb Family Origin

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Herb Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Herb

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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.

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Herb Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herb census records

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Herb Civil War Service Records

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