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Herceg Surname Meaning

Croatian: nickname from herceg ‘duke’ a title of the medieval feudal lords of Herzegovina (‘duke's land’ a region in Bosnia and Herzegovina) derived from the Hungarian form of German Herzog . Compare Erceg .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Erceg, Herczeg, Herzog, Herek, Herzig, Hertel, Herder, Herrel, Herren

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Where is the Herceg family from?

You can see how Herceg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herceg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Herceg families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Herceg family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Herceg's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Herceg families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herceg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herceg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Herceg. 32% of Herceg men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Herceg women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herceg were Welder Helper and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Molder
  • Welder Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 910 census records available for the last name Herceg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herceg 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Herceg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 281 military records available for the last name Herceg. For the veterans among your Herceg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herceg lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Herceg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herceg in 1952 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

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