Hertig Family History

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Hertig Name Meaning

German (central eastern): variant of Hertwig.

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


Similar surnames: Herzig, Herwig, Herting, Hertwig, Hartig, Herbig, Herrig, Hurtig

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Hertig Family Origin

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Hertig Family Occupations

What did your Hertig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hertig occupation in the USA was Butcher. 14% of Hertig's were Butchers. Butcher, Cabinet Maker and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hertig. A less common occupation for the Hertig family was Hat Maker.

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  • Butcher

    14%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Dentist

    14%
  • Hat Maker

    14%

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

Hertig Historical Records

What Hertig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hertig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hertig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hertig

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hertig. 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 Hertig. For the veterans among your Hertig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hertig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hertig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hertig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hertig in 1963 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hertig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hertig 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 Hertig Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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