Herre Family History
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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