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Herbold Family History

Herbold Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements heri hari ‘army’ + bald ‘bold brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Harbold, Herold, Rembold, Herbel, Harold, Haubold, Seibold, Heinold

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Where is the Herbold family from?

You can see how Herbold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herbold family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Herbold families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Herbold family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Herbold's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Herbold families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herbold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Herbold. 28% of Herbold men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Herbold women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herbold were Machinist and File Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Manager
    7%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Beauty Operator
    24%
  • Clerk
    18%
  • File Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Herbold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herbold 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herbold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Herbold. For the veterans among your Herbold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herbold lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Herbold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herbold in 1946 was 52, and 88 in 2004.

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