Hering Family History
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Hering Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German hærinc ‘herring’, German Hering, a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a herring or a metonymic occupational name for a fish seller. In some cases the Jewish surname is ornamental. English: variant spelling of Herring.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Herring, Haring, Herling, Herzing, Herink, Haering, Heming, Harling