Heroux Family History

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Heroux Name Meaning

French (Héroux): from the Germanic personal name Hariwulf, composed of the elements heri, hari, ‘army’ + wulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerou, Harold, Renouf, Heron, Theroux, Herold, Leroux, Geron, Herod

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Heroux Family Origin

Where is the Heroux family from?

Heroux Family Occupations

What did your Heroux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Heroux occupation in the USA was Bookkeeper. 13% of Heroux's were Bookkeepers. Bookkeeper, Carpenter and Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heroux. A less common occupation for the Heroux family was Cotton Mills.

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  • Bookkeeper

  • Carpenter

  • Cotton Mill

  • Cotton Mills


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

Heroux Historical Records

What Heroux family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Heroux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heroux 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 984 immigration records available for the last name Heroux. 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 Heroux. For the veterans among your Heroux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heroux Life Expectancy

What is the average Heroux lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Heroux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Heroux in 1959 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heroux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heroux 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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