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Herndon Family History

Herndon Name Meaning
English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. UK 2.

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

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Name Distribution of Herndon Families

  • Number of Herndon families
     113 - 224
     38 - 112
     1 - 37
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herndon families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Herndon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Herndon Family Origin

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Herndon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Herndon

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Herndon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herndon census records

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Herndon Civil War Service Records

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