Hershkowitz Family History

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Hershkowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Hershke, a pet form of Hersh (see Hirsch 2).

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

Similar surnames: Herskowitz, Gershowitz, Berkowitz, Moskowitz, Benowitz, Herskovitz

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Hershkowitz Family Origin

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Hershkowitz Family Occupations

What did your Hershkowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hershkowitz. 10% of Hershkowitz men worked as a Salesman and 8% of Hershkowitz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hershkowitz were Tailor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Operator
  • Proprietor
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer

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

Hershkowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hershkowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hershkowitz 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 Hershkowitz. 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 945 military records available for the last name Hershkowitz. For the veterans among your Hershkowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hershkowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Hershkowitz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hershkowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hershkowitz in 1946 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hershkowitz

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