Herschbach Family History

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Herschbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from either of two places so called, one in the Westerwald area (Hesse), another in the Eifel (Rhineland-Palatinate).

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

Similar surnames: Eschbach, Holschbach, Erbach, Bierschbach, Gersbach, Perschbacher

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Herschbach Family Origin

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Herschbach Family Occupations

What did your Herschbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herschbach occupation in the USA was House Builder. 33% of Herschbach's were House Builders. A less common occupation for the Herschbach family was Wagon Maker. House Builder and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Herschbach.

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  • House Builder

  • Keeping House

  • Wagon Maker


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

Herschbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 601 census records available for the last name Herschbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herschbach 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Herschbach. 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 117 military records available for the last name Herschbach. For the veterans among your Herschbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herschbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Herschbach lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herschbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Herschbach in 1963 was 88, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herschbach

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herschbach 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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