Herzberg Family History

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Herzberg Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of numerous places named Herzberg. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name from German Herz ‘heart’ + Berg ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Helberg, Hertzberg, Hellberg, Heiberg, Herzfeld, Mehlberg, Feldberg

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Herzberg Family Origin

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Herzberg Family Occupations

What did your Herzberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herzberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Herzberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herzberg family was Tailor. Farmer, Engineer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herzberg.

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  • Farmer

  • Engineer

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor


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

Herzberg Historical Records

What Herzberg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Herzberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herzberg 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Herzberg. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Herzberg. For the veterans among your Herzberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herzberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Herzberg lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Herzberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Herzberg in 1950 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herzberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herzberg 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.

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