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Herwig Name Meaning

German (central eastern) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + wig ‘war’.

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

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Herwig Family Origin

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Herwig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herwig. A less common occupation for the Herwig family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Herwig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Herwig's were Farmers.

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Herwig Historical Records

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Herwig Life Expectancy

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