Herard Family History

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Herard Name Meaning

French (Hérard): from a Germanic personal name composed of heri ‘army’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’.

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

Similar surnames: Henard, Gerard, Hellard, Berard, Guerard, Huard, Lenard, Evrard

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Herard Family Origin

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Herard Family Occupations

What did your Herard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herard occupation in the USA was Shoe Shop. 100% of Herard's were Shoe Shops.

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Herard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Herard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herard census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 343 immigration records available for the last name Herard. 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 176 military records available for the last name Herard. For the veterans among your Herard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herard Life Expectancy

What is the average Herard lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Herard in 1963 was 53, and 64 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herard ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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