Herink Family History

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Herink Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Hering, from Middle Low German herink, harink.

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

Similar surnames: Hering, Haring, Brink, Herring, Herin, Derick, Henk, Herzing, Heins

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Herink Family Origin

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Herink Family Occupations

What did your Herink ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Heavy Motor Lorry Van Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Herink. 17% of Herink men worked as a Heavy Motor Lorry Van Driver and 46% of Herink women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herink were Painter paperhanger and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Heavy Motor Lorry Van Driver
  • Hotilier
  • Master Tailor
  • Painter paperhanger

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Fashion Until
  • Hotilier
  • Shorthand Typist

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Herink Historical Records

What Herink family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Herink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herink 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 526 immigration records available for the last name Herink. 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 163 military records available for the last name Herink. For the veterans among your Herink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herink Life Expectancy

What is the average Herink lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Herink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herink in 1963 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herink

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herink 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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