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Hernon Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIarnáin, Ó hEarnáin, ‘descendant of Iarnán, Earnán’, possibly from i-arn ‘iron’. reduced form of Heffernan.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Herron, Heenan, Hannon, Ferron, Herson, Peron, Hewson, Harron

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Hernon Family Origin

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Hernon Family Occupations

What did your Hernon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hernon. A less common occupation for the Hernon family was Laborer. The most common Hernon occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Hernon's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labor

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Hernon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hernon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hernon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hernon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hernon. For the veterans among your Hernon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hernon Life Expectancy

What is the average Hernon lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hernon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hernon in 1952 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hernon 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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