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Hering Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German hærinc ‘herring’, German Hering, a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a herring or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller. In some cases the Jewish surname is ornamental. English: variant spelling of Herring.

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


Similar surnames: Herring, Haring, Herling, Herzing, Herink, Haering, Heming, Harling

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Hering Family Origin

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Hering Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hering. A less common occupation for the Hering family was Keeping House. The most common Hering occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hering's were Farmers.

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Hering Historical Records

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Hering Life Expectancy

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