Herz Family History

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Herz Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hertz.

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


Similar surnames: Her, Herr, Hertz, Harz, Merz, Herd, Hert, Hire, Berl, Hern

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Herz Family Origin

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Herz Family Occupations

What did your Herz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herz family was Merchant. The most common Herz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 7% of Herz's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herz.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Merchant

    7%

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

Herz Historical Records

What Herz family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Herz Life Expectancy

What is the average Herz lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Herz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Herz in 1942 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herz 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 Herz Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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