Herre Family History

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Herre Name Meaning

German: variant of Herr 1 and 2. French (Herré): habitational name from a place in Landes. The place name is a Gascon form of Ferré, ultimately a derivative of Latin ferrarium ‘worker in iron’, ‘smith’. Norwegian: habitational name from either of two farmsteads, so named either from Old Norse herað ‘settlement’, ‘settled district’, or from Old Norse hár ‘high’ + ré ‘ridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Herren, Hearn, Herro, Herr, Heide, Harre, Ferre, Herres, Horne

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Herre Family Origin

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Herre Family Occupations

What did your Herre ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker Retired and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Herre. 15% of Herre men worked as a Cabinet Maker Retired and 29% of Herre women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herre were Hawker (gipsy) and House Keeper Retired

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker Retired
    15%
  • French Polisher
    15%
  • Gardener
    15%
  • Hawker (gipsy)
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
    29%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Garage Cleaner
    15%
  • House Keeper Retired
    15%

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

Herre Historical Records

What Herre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herre 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 Herre. 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 909 military records available for the last name Herre. For the veterans among your Herre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herre Life Expectancy

What is the average Herre lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Herre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Herre in 1962 was 75, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herre

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