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Herkert Name Meaning

German: variant of Herkner, an unrounded form of the habitational name Hörckner, denoting someone from Horka in Silesia.

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

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Herkert Family Origin

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Herkert Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    14%
  • Boot And Shine Sho Dealer

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

In 1880, Farming, Boot And Shine Sho Dealer and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herkert. The most common Herkert occupation in the USA was Farming. 14% of Herkert's were Farmings. A less common occupation for the Herkert family was Cooper.

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Herkert Historical Records

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Herkert Life Expectancy

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