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Herpel Name Meaning

German (Middle Rhine): from a pet form of a Germanic personal name formed with heri, hari ‘army’ + bald ‘bold’, ber(h)t ‘famous’, or bord ‘shield’.

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


Similar surnames: Herbel, Heupel, Herfel, Hertel, Haertel, Hartel, Hengel, Hegel

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Herpel Family Origin

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Herpel Family Occupations

What did your Herpel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herpel family was Keeping House. Driver & Storekeeper, Farmer and Keeping Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herpel. The most common Herpel occupation in the USA was Driver & Storekeeper. 14% of Herpel's were Driver & Storekeepers.

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  • Driver & Storekeeper

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping Hotel

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Herpel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herpel Life Expectancy

What is the average Herpel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Herpel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herpel in 1965 was 73, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herpel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herpel 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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