Herrold Family History

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Herrold Name Meaning

English: variant of Harold 1 and 2.

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

Similar surnames: Harrold, Herold, Herrod, Herald, Harreld, Herod, Herford, Herron

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Herrold Family Origin

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Herrold Family Occupations

What did your Herrold ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herrold occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Herrold's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrold. A less common occupation for the Herrold family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Herrold Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Herrold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herrold 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 395 immigration records available for the last name Herrold. 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 Herrold. For the veterans among your Herrold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herrold Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrold lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Herrold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Herrold in 1955 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrold

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrold 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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