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Herron Family History

Herron Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of Heron.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin ‘descendant of Earán’, a personal name from a diminutive of earadh ‘fear’, ‘dread’, ‘distrust’.Spanish (Herrón): unexplained.

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

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138,386 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
23,049 Military Records
7,477 Immigration Records
102,338 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Herron Families

  • Number of Herron families
     138 - 274
     47 - 137
     1 - 46
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Herron families
     137 - 272
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Herron families
     35 - 68
     12 - 34
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Herron Family Origin

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Herron Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Herron

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Herron Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Herron census records

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Herron Civil War Service Records

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