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

Where is the Hershner family from?

Hershner Family Occupations

What did your Hershner ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Hershner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hershner Life Expectancy

What is the average Hershner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hershner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hershner in 1963 was 84, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hershner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hershner 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 Hershner Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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