Herda Family History

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Herda Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for a clumsy, noisy, or loutish person, from herda ‘thump’. Swiss German: variant of Herde.

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


Similar surnames: Herdt, Herde, Herd, Held, Carda, Herm, Hora, Derda, Cerda, Herdina

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Herda Family Origin

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Herda Family Occupations

What did your Herda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Herda. 29% of Herda men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Herda women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herda were Electrician and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Electrician
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%

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

Herda Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Herda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herda 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 593 immigration records available for the last name Herda. 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 Card

There are 948 military records available for the last name Herda. For the veterans among your Herda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herda Life Expectancy

What is the average Herda lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Herda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Herda in 1955 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

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