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Herold Name Meaning

English: variant of Harold. German, Dutch, and French: from the Germanic personal name Hari(o)wald (see Harold 1). French (Hérold): status name for a herald, Old French herau(l)t (see Harold 2). Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Herold ‘herald’ (see 3).

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

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Herold Family Origin

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Herold Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Herold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Herold's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herold family was Butcher. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herold.

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Herold Historical Records

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Herold Life Expectancy

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