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Heringer Name Meaning

occupational name from Middle High German hæringer ‘herring seller’. habitational name for someone from Hering, near Darmstadt, or from any of several places called Heringen, for example near Limburg and in Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Hedinger, Herlinger, Hemminger, Hering, Hettinger, Behringer, Fringer

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Heringer Family Origin

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Heringer Family Occupations

What did your Heringer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brewing Man, Cheese Maker and Clock Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heringer. A less common occupation for the Heringer family was Farmer & Orcharist. The most common Heringer occupation in the USA was Brewing Man. 20% of Heringer's were Brewing Mans.

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  • Brewing Man

    20%
  • Cheese Maker

    20%
  • Clock Maker

    20%
  • Farmer & Orcharist

    20%

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

Heringer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heringer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heringer 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 Heringer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Heringer. 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 Heringer. For the veterans among your Heringer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heringer Life Expectancy

What is the average Heringer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Heringer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Heringer in 1960 was 46, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heringer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heringer 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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