Herndon Family History

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Herndon Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Harnden, Hendon, Henton, Neldon, Vernon, Bendon, Verdon, Heron

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Herndon Family Origin

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Herndon Family Occupations

What did your Herndon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herndon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Herndon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herndon. A less common occupation for the Herndon family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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Herndon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Herndon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Herndon Life Expectancy

What is the average Herndon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Herndon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Herndon in 1941 was 63, and 73 in 2004.

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