Herde Family History

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Herde Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Herd. German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names composed with hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’.

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

Similar surnames: Herdt, Herder, Herd, Herre, Heise, Heyde, Verde, Gerde, Herne, Herda

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Herde Family Origin

Where is the Herde family from?

Herde Family Occupations

What did your Herde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herde family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Cooper and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herde. The most common Herde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Herde's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cooper

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Laborer


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

Herde Historical Records

What Herde family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Herde

Passenger List

There are 623 immigration records available for the last name Herde. 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 870 military records available for the last name Herde. For the veterans among your Herde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herde Life Expectancy

What is the average Herde lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Herde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Herde in 1964 was 80, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herde 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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