Hergert Family History

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Hergert Name Meaning

South German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, Herger, composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + ger, gar ‘spear’.

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

Similar surnames: Herbert, Harger, Herder, Hegger, Helbert, Heckert, Helget, Hemmert

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Hergert Family Origin

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Hergert Family Occupations

What did your Hergert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hergert. A less common occupation for the Hergert family was Farme Laborer. The most common Hergert occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Hergert's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Farme Laborer


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

Hergert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hergert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hergert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hergert. 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 Hergert. For the veterans among your Hergert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hergert Life Expectancy

What is the average Hergert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hergert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hergert in 1953 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hergert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hergert 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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