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Herscher Name Meaning

German: variant of Harscher (see Harsch). Jewish (Ashkenazic): derivative of Hersch. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from modern German Herrscher ‘ruler’, ‘sovereign’.

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


Similar surnames: Kerscher, Hersch, Herschel, Hirschler, Mescher, Hirschel, Henschel

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Herscher Family Origin

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Herscher Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    9%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herscher family was Cigar Manufacturer. The most common Herscher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Herscher's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herscher.

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Herscher Historical Records

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Herscher Life Expectancy

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