Herron Family History

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Herron Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Heron. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin ‘descendant of Earán’, a personal name from a diminutive of earadh ‘fear’, ‘dread’, ‘distrust’. Spanish (Herrón): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Harron, Hearn, Marron, Perron, Herrin, Hernon, Hermon

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Herron Family Origin

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Herron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Servant

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herron. A less common occupation for the Herron family was Carpenter. The most common Herron occupation in Canada was Farmer. 52% of Herron's were Farmers.

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Herron Historical Records

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Herron Life Expectancy

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