Herst Name Meaning

English: variant of Hurst. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or nickname from Polish herszt ‘ringleader’, ‘chieftain’.

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


Similar surnames: Hearst, Herbst, Hirst, Hurst, Herdt, Hersh, Horst, Hardt, Herd, Herod

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Herst Family Origin

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Herst Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Invalide

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Herst family was Merchant. The most common Herst occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 25% of Herst's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Invalide were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herst.

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Herst Historical Records

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Herst Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Herst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Herst in 1949 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herst

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