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Hernadez Name Meaning

Spanish (also Hernádez): variant of Hernández (see Hernandez ). This surname is most common in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Hernandez, Fernandez, Bernardez, Hernan, Hernando, Bermudez

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Where is the Hernadez family from?

You can see how Hernadez families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hernadez family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hernadez families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Hernadez families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hernadez's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Hernadez families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hernadez surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hernadez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cotton Picker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hernadez. 73% of Hernadez men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Hernadez women worked as a Cotton Picker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hernadez were Porter and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    73%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Labor
    9%
  • Porter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cotton Picker
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Maid
    29%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hernadez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hernadez census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hernadez. 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 Cards

There are 138 military records available for the last name Hernadez. For the veterans among your Hernadez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hernadez lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Hernadez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hernadez in 1967 was 55, and 61 in 2004.

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