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Where is the Herl family from?
You can see how Herl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herl family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Herl families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Herl families living in Kentucky. This was about 50% of all the recorded Herl's in the USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Herl families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herl surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Herl. 20% of Herl men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Herl women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herl were Foreman and Teacher.