Hernan Family History

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Hernan Name Meaning

Spanish (Hernán): short form of the personal name Hernando, variant of Fernando.

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

Similar surnames: Perman, German, Ferran, Herman, Harman, Honan, Yerman, Hejna, Hannan

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Hernan Family Origin

Where is the Hernan family from?

Hernan Family Occupations

What did your Hernan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hernan occupation in the UK was Gardener (Dom). 20% of Hernan's were Gardener (Dom)s. Gardener (Dom), Librarian and Out Workman (Gen Lab) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hernan. A less common occupation for the Hernan family was Scholar.

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  • Gardener (Dom)

  • Librarian

  • Out Workman (Gen Lab)

  • Scholar


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hernan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hernan Historical Records

What Hernan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hernan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hernan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hernan. 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 964 military records available for the last name Hernan. For the veterans among your Hernan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hernan Life Expectancy

What is the average Hernan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hernan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Hernan in 1953 was 58, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hernan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hernan 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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