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Herzig Name Meaning

German (eastern and central Germany and Silesia): variant of Herzog. German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’, for instance Herto. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German herzig ‘delightful’, ‘lovely’.

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


Similar surnames: Herzog, Herwig, Herling, Hartig, Herring, Hertig, Hering, Herrig

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Herzig Family Origin

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Herzig Family Occupations

What did your Herzig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herzig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Herzig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herzig family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herzig.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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

Herzig Historical Records

What Herzig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herzig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herzig 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 Herzig

Passenger List

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

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Herzig Life Expectancy

What is the average Herzig lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Herzig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Herzig in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herzig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herzig 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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