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Herzog Name Meaning

German: from the Middle High German title of nobility herzoge ‘duke’ (Old High German herizoho, from heri ‘army’ + ziohan ‘to lead’, a calque of the Byzantine title stratelates ‘general’, ‘commander’, from Greek stratos ‘army’ + elaunein ‘to lead’). The name is unlikely to refer to descent from an actual duke; it is normally an occupational name for the servant of a duke or a nickname for one who put on the airs and graces of a duke. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Herzog ‘duke’. Compare Graf and Kaiser.

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


Similar surnames: Herzig, Hering, Herzer, Hertzog, Heron, Herod, Herzing, Herceg

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Herzog Family Origin

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Herzog Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    100%

In 1881, the most common Herzog occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 100% of Herzog's were Carpenters.

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Herzog Life Expectancy

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Famous Herzog Family

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