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Hergott Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German herr got ‘Lord God’. The reasons for its application as a surname are uncertain. It may be an occupational name for a producer or seller of crucifixes or religious paintings. Alternatively, it may be a nickname, either for a frequent user of this expression as an oath, or for arrogant person who behaved ‘like Almighty God’.

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

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Hergott Family Origin

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Hergott Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Dressmaker

    14%
  • Machinist

    14%
  • Watchman

    14%

In 1880, the most common Hergott occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hergott's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hergott family was Watchman. Farmer, Dressmaker and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hergott.

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Hergott Life Expectancy

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