Herdt Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German hert(e) ‘hard’, ‘coarse’, ‘crude’; perhaps occasionally also from a house name, from herde ‘stove’. German: from a personal name, Herto, a short form of any of the Germanic compound names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Dutch: variant of Herd 3.

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


Similar surnames: Hardt, Herde, Herd, Held, Hecht, Herb, Heldt, Heit, Hert, Herda

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Herdt Family Origin

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Herdt Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    13%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herdt family was Cooper. Butcher, Shoe Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herdt. The most common Herdt occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Herdt's were Butchers.

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Herdt Historical Records

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Herdt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Herdt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herdt in 1942 was 31, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herdt

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