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Herrin Family History

Herrin Name Meaning
Dutch: from a pet form of any of various Germanic compound personal names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’.English: probably a variant of Herring.

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

260,521 Historical Documents with Herrin on Ancestry.com
42,880 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,816 Military Records
1,285 Immigration Records
30,620 Census and Voter Lists
177,920 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Herrin Families

  • Number of Herrin families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herrin families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Herrin families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Herrin census records

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Herrin Family Origin

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Herrin Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Herrin

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Herrin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herrin census records

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Herrin Civil War Service Records

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