Herbison Family History

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Herbison Name Meaning

English (northern Ireland): patronymic from a pet form of Herbert.

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

Similar surnames: Harbison, Herson, Harmison, Herbin, Harrison, Denison, Hewson

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Herbison Family Origin

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Herbison Family Occupations

What did your Herbison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herbison family was Driver Street Cleaner. The most common Herbison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Herbison's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herbison.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Driver Street Cleaner


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Herbison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Herbison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herbison 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 632 immigration records available for the last name Herbison. 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 676 military records available for the last name Herbison. For the veterans among your Herbison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herbison Life Expectancy

What is the average Herbison lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Herbison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Herbison in 1959 was 64, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herbison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herbison 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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