Hershberg Family History

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Hershberg Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German or Jewish variant spelling of Herschberg (see Herschberger) or Hirschberg.

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


Similar surnames: Hirshberg, Hershberger, Hertzberg, Hershner, Hirschberg, Helberg

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Hershberg Family Origin

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Hershberg Family Occupations

What did your Hershberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hershberg occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Hershberg's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Hershberg family was Pedler. Carpenter, Cigar Maker and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hershberg.

View Census data for Hershberg | Data not to scale

  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    20%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    20%
  • Pedler

    20%

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

Hershberg Historical Records

What Hershberg family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Hershberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Hershberg lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hershberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hershberg in 1951 was 53, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hershberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hershberg 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.

Famous Hershberg Family

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