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Herda Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for a clumsy, noisy, or loutish person, from herda ‘thump’. Swiss German: variant of Herde.

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


Similar surnames: Herdt, Herde, Herd, Held, Carda, Herm, Hora, Derda, Cerda, Herdina

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Herda Family Origin

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Herda Family Occupations

What did your Herda ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Herda's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herda. A less common occupation for the Herda family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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

Herda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herda 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Herda. 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 Herda. For the veterans among your Herda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herda Life Expectancy

What is the average Herda lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Herda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Herda in 1955 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herda

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herda 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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