Hershner Family History

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Hershner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Herschner, a variant of Harscher(see Harsch), that is now rare in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Karshner, Kershner, Kirshner, Hershberg, Herscher, Hershman, Reasner

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Hershner Family Origin

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Hershner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hershner family was Cooper. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hershner. The most common Hershner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Hershner's were Farmers.

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Hershner Historical Records

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Hershner Life Expectancy

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