Hersh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Yiddish dialect variant of Hirsch 2 and 3.

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

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Hersh Family Origin

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Hersh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hersh family was Blacksmith. The most common Hersh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Hersh's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hersh.

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Hersh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Hersh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hersh in 1940 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hersh

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