Herbel Family History

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Herbel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Herbord, composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + bord ‘shield rim’, ‘shield’.

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

Similar surnames: Herpel, Herfel, Hertel, Herbert, Herbold, Hartel, Heibel, Zerbel

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Herbel Family Origin

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Herbel Family Occupations

What did your Herbel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Herbel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Herbel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herbel family was Carpenter. Farmer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herbel.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Herbel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Herbel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Herbel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herbel 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 763 immigration records available for the last name Herbel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 614 military records available for the last name Herbel. For the veterans among your Herbel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herbel Life Expectancy

What is the average Herbel lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Herbel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Herbel in 1955 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herbel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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