Herford Family History

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Herford Name Meaning

English: variant of Hereford. German: variant of Herfurth.

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


Similar surnames: Hurford, Heryford, Hereford, Heriford, Hofford, Harford, Herold

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Herford Family Origin

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Herford Family Occupations

What did your Herford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Herford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herford family was Bakery Clerk. Farmer, Physician and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herford.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Physician

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Bakery Clerk

    3%

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

Herford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Herford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herford 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 Herford

Passenger List

There are 941 immigration records available for the last name Herford. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Herford. For the veterans among your Herford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herford Life Expectancy

What is the average Herford lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Herford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herford in 1947 was 54, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herford 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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