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Herzing Name Meaning

German: affectionate nickname derived from Middle High German herze ‘heart’.

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


Similar surnames: Hering, Herring, Herling, Herzig, Hirning, Herzog, Helling, Harling

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Where is the Herzing family from?

You can see how Herzing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herzing family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Herzing families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Herzing families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Herzing's in USA. New York had the highest population of Herzing families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herzing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herzing ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Herzing. 33% of Herzing men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Herzing women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herzing were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Herzing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herzing census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 303 immigration records available for the last name Herzing. 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 Cards

There are 888 military records available for the last name Herzing. For the veterans among your Herzing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herzing lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Herzing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Herzing in 1960 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

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