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Hershell Family History

Hershell Name Meaning

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

1,819 Historical Documents with Hershell on Ancestry.com
1,054 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
50 Military Records
28 Immigration Records
463 Census and Voter Lists
224 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hershell Families

  • Number of Hershell families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hershell families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hershell families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hershell census records

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Hershell Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hershell families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Hershell Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hershell families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hershell

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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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Hershell Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hershell census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hershell ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hershell Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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