Herrell Family History

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Herrell Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Harrell.

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

Similar surnames: Herrel, Hearrell, Hurrell, Harrell, Terrell, Ferrell, Merrell

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Herrell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Herrell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Herrell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Herrell Family Origin

Where is the Herrell family from?

Herrell Family Occupations

What did your Herrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herrell family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrell. The most common Herrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Herrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Herrell Historical Records

What Herrell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Herrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herrell 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 492 immigration records available for the last name Herrell. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Herrell. For the veterans among your Herrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrell lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Herrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Herrell in 1949 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrell 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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