Herlinger Family History

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Herlinger Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Herrlingen near Ulm.

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

Similar surnames: Heringer, Herling, Erlinger, Hellinger, Werlinger, Hollinger

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Herlinger Family Origin

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Herlinger Family Occupations

What did your Herlinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herlinger family was Farm Laborer. Carpenter, Farmer and Brick Making were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herlinger. The most common Herlinger occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 45% of Herlinger's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Brick Making

  • Farm Laborer


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

Herlinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Herlinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herlinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 623 immigration records available for the last name Herlinger. 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 500 military records available for the last name Herlinger. For the veterans among your Herlinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herlinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Herlinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Herlinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Herlinger in 1962 was 84, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herlinger 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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