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Herran Family History

Herran Surname Meaning

Spanish (Herrán):: habitational name from Herrán a village in the province of Burgos named from Basque erro ‘bramble’ + suffix of location -ain -an; or from a village of the same name in Cantabria. from a derivative of hierro ‘iron’.

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

Similar surnames: Verran, Herren, Herro, Herron, Teran, Perron, Herring, Cherian

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Where is the Herran family from?

You can see how Herran families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herran family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Herran families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Herran families living in Manitoba. This was about 50% of all the recorded Herran's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Herran families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herran surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herran ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Herran. 31% of Herran men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Herran women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herran were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Herran. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herran 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herran. 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 397 military records available for the last name Herran. For the veterans among your Herran ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herran lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Herran life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Herran in 1966 was 68, and 75 in 2003.

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