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Herink Surname Meaning

Dutch: variant of Hering

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

Similar surnames: Hering, Haring, Brink, Herring, Herin, Derick, Henk, Herzing, Heins

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Where is the Herink family from?

You can see how Herink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herink family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Herink families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Herink families living in Iowa. This was about 50% of all the recorded Herink's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Herink families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herink ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Herink. 58% of Herink men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Herink women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Herink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herink 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Herink. 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 163 military records available for the last name Herink. For the veterans among your Herink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herink lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herink in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

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