Herl Family History

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Herl Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Hermann.

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

Similar surnames: Hoerl, Herb, Perl, Heil, Heyl, Berl, Herm, Gerl, Hell, Hehl

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Herl Family Origin

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Herl Family Occupations

What did your Herl ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioner Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Herl. 34% of Herl men worked as a Confectioner Retired and 67% of Herl women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herl were Solicitors Managing Clerk and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioner Retired
  • Painter decorator
  • Solicitors Managing Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • First Aid Nurse Paid
  • Incapacitated

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

Herl Historical Records

What Herl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herl 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 428 immigration records available for the last name Herl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Herl. For the veterans among your Herl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herl Life Expectancy

What is the average Herl lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Herl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Herl in 1964 was 74, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herl 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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