Herzig Family History

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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

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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

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Herzig Historical Records

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Herzig Life Expectancy

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