Hersh Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): Yiddish dialect variant of Hirsch 2 and 3.

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


Similar surnames: Hersch, Hirsh, Gersh, Herst, Kersh, Hearst, Hirsch, Hursh, Heiss

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Hersh Family Origin

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Hersh Family Occupations

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  • Doctor

    100%

In 1881, the most common Hersh occupation in Canada was Doctor. 100% of Hersh's were Doctors.

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Hersh Historical Records

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Hersh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Hersh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hersh in 1940 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hersh

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