Herran Family History

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Herran Name Meaning

habitational name from Herrán, a village in the province of Burgos, named from Basque erro ‘bramble’ + suffix of location -ain, -an; or from a village of the same name in the province of Santander. from a derivative of hierro ‘iron’.

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

Similar surnames: Verran, Herren, Herro, Herron, Teran, Perron, Herring, Cherian

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Herran Family Origin

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Herran Family Occupations

What did your Herran ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Laborer and Atty. At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herran. A less common occupation for the Herran family was Carpenter. The most common Herran occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Herran's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Atty. At Law

  • Carpenter


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

Herran Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Herran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herran 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herran. 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 397 military records available for the last name Herran. For the veterans among your Herran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herran Life Expectancy

What is the average Herran lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Herran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Herran in 1966 was 68, and 75 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herran

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herran 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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