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. Farmer, Physician and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herford. A less common occupation for the Herford family was Bakery Clerk.

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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 records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Herford ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Herford Life Expectancy

What is the average Herford lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, 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.

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United States

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.

Famous Herford Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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