Herter Family History

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Herter Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a herdsman, Middle High German hertære. Compare Heard, Herder.

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


Similar surnames: Herder, Horter, Hefter, Herzer, Hurter, Hester, Huerter, Hertel

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Herter Family Origin

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Herter Family Occupations

What did your Herter ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Brewer

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herter family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herter. The most common Herter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Herter's were Farmers.

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Herter Historical Records

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Herter Life Expectancy

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