Hierholzer Family History

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Hierholzer Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from Hierholz, near St Blasien.

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


Similar surnames: Oberholtzer, Kienholz, Banholzer, Herzer, Wehler, Holter, Behler

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Hierholzer Family Origin

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Hierholzer Family Occupations

What did your Hierholzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hierholzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Hierholzer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hierholzer family was Tan Yard. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hierholzer.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tan Yard

    9%

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

Hierholzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Hierholzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hierholzer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hierholzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Hierholzer in 1950 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hierholzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hierholzer 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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