Hershman Family History

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Hershman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hirschman. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Hirschmann.

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


Similar surnames: Hirshman, Hersman, Herschman, Harshman, Hirschman, Hibshman, Gershman

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Hershman Family Origin

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Hershman Family Occupations

What did your Hershman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hershman. A less common occupation for the Hershman family was Carpenter. The most common Hershman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hershman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Hershman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hershman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hershman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hershman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hershman in 1945 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hershman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hershman 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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