Herling Family History

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Herling Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Herlingen (Saar) or Herrlingen (near Ulm). Dutch: patronymic from the Germanic personal name Herilo, originally a pet form of one of the compound names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Herling ‘unripe grapes’.

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

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Herling Family Origin

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Herling Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herling. A less common occupation for the Herling family was Blacksmith. The most common Herling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Herling's were Farmers.

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Herling Historical Records

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Herling Life Expectancy

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Famous Herling Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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