Herek Family History

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Herek Name Meaning

nickname from a derivative of the adjective herav ‘slanted’, ‘bent’, ‘crooked’, a word of Turkish origin. patronymic from the personal name Hero, a short form of German Hermann. nickname for someone from Herzegovina.

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


Similar surnames: Herod, Cherek, Herb, Erk, Turek, Herm, Hasek, Rezek, Herzer, Herde

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Herek Family Origin

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Herek Family Occupations

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Herek Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Herek Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Herek in 1963 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

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