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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Saloon Keeper

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Broker

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Herre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Herre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Herre family was Broker. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herre.

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Herre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herre

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