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Herrig Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Herrig in the Rhineland or from Herringen in Westphalia. See also Herring.

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


Similar surnames: Herring, Herzig, Herwig, Harring, Rehrig, Hering, Herro, Herrin

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Herrig Family Origin

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Herrig Family Occupations

What did your Herrig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herrig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Herrig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herrig family was Express Agent. Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrig.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Express Agent

    5%

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

Herrig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herrig Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrig lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Herrig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herrig in 1957 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrig 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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