Herington Family History

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Herington Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Herrington, Harrington or Errington.

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

Similar surnames: Herrington, Derington, Henington, Airington, Arrington, Arington

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Herington Family Origin

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Herington Family Occupations

What did your Herington ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Herington family was Seaman. Farmer, Farmers Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herington. The most common Herington occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Herington's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmers Son

  • Laborer

  • Seaman


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

Herington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Herington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herington 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 637 immigration records available for the last name Herington. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Herington. For the veterans among your Herington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herington Life Expectancy

What is the average Herington lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Herington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herington in 1956 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herington 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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