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Hertzberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Herzberg . Swedish: from German Herzberg .

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

Similar surnames: Herzberg, Hellberg, Hershberg, Hertzog, Helberg, Hirshberg

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Where is the Hertzberg family from?

You can see how Hertzberg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hertzberg family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hertzberg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Hertzberg families living in New York. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hertzberg's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hertzberg families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hertzberg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hertzberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hertzberg. 19% of Hertzberg men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Hertzberg women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hertzberg were Proprietor and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hertzberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hertzberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hertzberg. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hertzberg. For the veterans among your Hertzberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hertzberg lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hertzberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hertzberg in 1953 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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