Herskovits Family History

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Herskovits Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Hershkowitz.

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

Similar surnames: Herskovitz, Herskowitz, Berkovitz, Moskovitz, Gershowitz, Markovits

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Herskovits Family Origin

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Herskovits Family Occupations

What did your Herskovits ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Executive and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Herskovits. 13% of Herskovits men worked as an Executive and 34% of Herskovits women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herskovits were Butcher and Writer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Executive
  • Bartender
  • Bricklayer
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
  • Maid
  • Writer

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

Herskovits Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 904 census records available for the last name Herskovits. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herskovits 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 Herskovits. 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 149 military records available for the last name Herskovits. For the veterans among your Herskovits ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herskovits Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Herskovits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herskovits in 1964 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herskovits

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