Herfel Family History

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Herfel Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Herpel or Herbel, short forms of Herpold, from a Germanic personal name composed of heri, hari ‘army’ + bald ‘brave’ .

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

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Herfel Family Origin

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Herfel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Gilder

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%
  • Makes Coats

    13%

In 1880, the most common Herfel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Herfel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herfel family was Makes Coats. Farmer, Gilder and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herfel.

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Herfel Historical Records

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Herfel Life Expectancy

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