Hersom Family History

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Hersom Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French hérisson ‘hedgehog’.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Herson, Merson, Herod, Herst, Herzog, Ferron, Herd, Hewson

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Hersom Family Origin

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Hersom Family Occupations

What did your Hersom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hersom. The most common Hersom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hersom's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hersom family was Without Occ..

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Without Occ.

    5%

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

Hersom Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hersom Life Expectancy

What is the average Hersom lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hersom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hersom in 1952 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hersom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hersom 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 Hersom Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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