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Herrera Name Meaning

Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from villages so called in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy’, ‘blacksmith’s forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum). French: habitational name from the Gascon form of Ferrière, a place in Pyrénées-Atlantique. The place name is derived from Latina ferraria ‘iron-mine’, ‘iron-forge’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Herrero, Herre, Ferrara, Carrera, Cervera, Terrero, Ferreira

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Herrera Family Origin

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Herrera Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herrera family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herrera. The most common Herrera occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Herrera's were Laborers.

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Herrera Life Expectancy

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