Her Name Meaning

Korean: variant of Ho (see Ho). Laotian: unexplained. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Herr.

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


Similar surnames: Herr, Herz, Sher, Heo, Hur, Hert, Herd, Haer, Ber, Hehr

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Her Family Origin

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Her Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Her family was Shoemaker. The most common Her occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Her's were Farmers. Farmer and Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Her.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Mason

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

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Her Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Her. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Her. For the veterans among your Her ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Her Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Her life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Her in 1957 was 64, and 63 in 2004.

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