Hereth Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Hereth Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Harihard, composed of the elements hari, heri ‘army’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’. habitational name for someone from a place called Herreth near Bamberg, Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Hertz, Herdt, Ereth, Berreth, Koeth, Heath, Horth, Gerth, Derleth

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Hereth Family Origin

Where is the Hereth family from?

Hereth Family Occupations

What did your Hereth ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hereth. 9% of Hereth men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hereth women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hereth were Carpenter and Carttaker

View Census data for Hereth | Data not to scale

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Biller
    5%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%
  • Carttaker
    5%

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

Hereth Historical Records

What Hereth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hereth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hereth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Hereth

Passenger List

There are 184 immigration records available for the last name Hereth. 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.

View all Hereth immigration records

Draft Card

There are 544 military records available for the last name Hereth. For the veterans among your Hereth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Hereth military records

You've only scratched the surface of Hereth family history.

Hereth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hereth lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hereth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Hereth in 1963 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hereth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hereth 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.

Famous Hereth Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name