Hirshman Family History

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Hirshman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hirschman. Americanized spelling of German Hirschmann.

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

Similar surnames: Hershman, Hirschman, Hibshman, Harshman, Hitsman, Hersman, Birman

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Hirshman Family Origin

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Hirshman Family Occupations

What did your Hirshman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeps House, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirshman. A less common occupation for the Hirshman family was Carpenter. The most common Hirshman occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 19% of Hirshman's were Keeps Houses.

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  • Keeps House

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter


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

Hirshman Historical Records

What Hirshman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hirshman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hirshman 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 557 immigration records available for the last name Hirshman. 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 291 military records available for the last name Hirshman. For the veterans among your Hirshman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hirshman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirshman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hirshman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hirshman in 1957 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirshman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hirshman 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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