Hershfield Family History

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Hershfield Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized spelling of Hirschfeld.

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


Similar surnames: Harshfield, Hirshfield, Hirschfield, Hartsfield, Birchfield

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Hershfield Family Origin

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Hershfield Family Occupations

What did your Hershfield ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Banker, At Home and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hershfield. A less common occupation for the Hershfield family was Clothier. The most common Hershfield occupation in the USA was Banker. 20% of Hershfield's were Bankers.

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  • Banker

    20%
  • At Home

    10%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Clothier

    10%

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

Hershfield Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hershfield Life Expectancy

What is the average Hershfield lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hershfield life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hershfield in 1963 was 81, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hershfield

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hershfield 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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