Herne Family History

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Herne Name Meaning

English: variant of Hearn 2 and 4.

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

Similar surnames: Harne, Hearne, Hern, Herde, Horne, Heyne, Herre, Berne, Werne, Cerne

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Herne Family Origin

Where is the Herne family from?

Herne Family Occupations

What did your Herne ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Herne occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Herne's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Herne family was Farmers Labourer. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herne.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmers Labourer


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

Herne Historical Records

What Herne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Herne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herne 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Herne. 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 Herne. For the veterans among your Herne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herne Life Expectancy

What is the average Herne lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Herne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Herne in 1945 was 37, and 41 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herne 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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