Herrin Family History

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Herrin Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of any of various Germanic compound personal names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’. English: probably a variant of Herring.

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


Similar surnames: Herring, Hermon, Herron, Perrin, Harvin, Sherrin, Murrin, Merrin

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Herrin Family Origin

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Herrin Family Occupations

What did your Herrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Chauffeur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Herrin. 25% of Herrin men worked as a Chauffeur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Chauffeur
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    25%

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

Herrin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Herrin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herrin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Herrin. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Herrin. For the veterans among your Herrin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Herrin lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Herrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Herrin in 1947 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herrin 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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