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Herre Name Meaning

German: variant of Herr 1 and 2. French (Herré): habitational name from a place in Landes. The place name is a Gascon form of Ferré, ultimately a derivative of Latin ferrarium ‘worker in iron’, ‘smith’. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads, so named either from Old Norse herað ‘settlement’, ‘settled district’, or from Old Norse hár ‘high’ + ré ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Herren, Hearn, Herro, Herr, Heide, Harre, Ferre, Herres, Horne

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Herre Family Origin

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Herre Family Occupations

What did your Herre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Herre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herre family was Broker. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herre.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Broker

    7%

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

Herre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herre Life Expectancy

What is the average Herre lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Herre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herre in 1962 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herre 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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