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Deherrera Family History

Deherrera Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: De Herrera, Herrera, Ferrera, Derrer, Herrero, Doerrer, Guerrera

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Where is the Deherrera family from?

You can see how Deherrera families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deherrera family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Deherrera families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 71 Deherrera families living in New Mexico. This was about 95% of all the recorded Deherrera's in USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Deherrera families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deherrera surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deherrera ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Deherrera. 44% of Deherrera men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Labor
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Deherrera. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deherrera census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 138 immigration records available for the last name Deherrera. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 341 military records available for the last name Deherrera. For the veterans among your Deherrera ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deherrera lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Deherrera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Deherrera in 1951 was 68, and 60 in 2004.

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