Herbold Family History

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Herbold Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the 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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Herbold Family Origin

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Herbold Family Occupations

What did your Herbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herbold family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Baker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herbold. The most common Herbold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Herbold's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Retail Grocer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Herbold ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Herbold Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Herbold Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herbold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herbold 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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