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Herder Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German: occupational name for a herdsman, someone who tended a herd of domestic animals, Middle English herder, Middle Dutch herder, harde(r), Middle High German herder. German: from the medieval German personal name Herdher, composed of the elements hart ‘strong’ + heri, hari ‘army’. South German: habitational name from either of two places called Herdern: near Freiburg and near Winterthal in Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Harder, Helder, Berner, Herzer, Reder, Herter, Heider, Lerner

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Herder Family Origin

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Herder Family Occupations

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  • Shepherd

    100%

In 1881, the most common Herder occupation in the UK was Shepherd. 100% of Herder's were Shepherds.

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Herder Historical Records

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Herder Life Expectancy

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