Herwick Family History

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Herwick Name Meaning

German: variant of Herwig. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hervik, a habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named from Old Norse herr ‘army’, ‘large gathering’ + vik ‘bay’ (perhaps referring to a meeting place for ships).

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


Similar surnames: Harwick, Herrick, Fenwick, Berwick, Farwick, Barwick, Helmick

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Herwick Family Origin

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Herwick Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Herwick occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Herwick's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Herwick family was Butcher. Laborer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herwick.

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Herwick Historical Records

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Herwick Life Expectancy

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