Herfurth Family History

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Herfurth Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a soldier, from Middle High German hervart ‘campaign’, ‘military expedition’ (from Old High German heri ‘army’ + vart ‘journey’). German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Herford in Westphalia or Herfurth near Regensburg, or a topographic name from herfurt ‘ford suitable for the passage of an army’.

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


Similar surnames: Furth, Herbert, Wermuth, Hereth, Herre, Hepworth, Harford, Harcourt

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Herfurth Family Origin

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Herfurth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Restaurant Keeper

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Restaurant Keeper and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herfurth. The most common Herfurth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Herfurth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herfurth family was Cigar Maker.

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Herfurth Historical Records

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Herfurth Life Expectancy

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