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Herdegen Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘bold’, ‘hardy’ + degen ‘hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Herde, Harden, Herder, Herriges, Regen, Hermsen, Hengen, Degen

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Herdegen Family Origin

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Herdegen Family Occupations

What did your Herdegen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Grocer and Waiter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Herdegen. The most common Herdegen occupation in the USA was Grocer. 50% of Herdegen's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    50%
  • Waiter

    50%

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

Herdegen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herdegen Life Expectancy

What is the average Herdegen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Herdegen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Herdegen in 1959 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herdegen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herdegen 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.

Famous Herdegen Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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