Herren Family History

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Herren Name Meaning

German: byname for someone in the service of a lord and his family, from a genitive plural form of Middle High German her ‘nobleman’, ‘lord’, as in Herrendorf, habitational name for a place near Küstrin; or the nicknameHerrenhans, for someone named John in the service of a nobleman; Herrenknecht, a servant in a noble family; or Herrenschneider, a tailor hired by a nobleman.

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


Similar surnames: Herre, Hessen, Harten, Herres, Gerren, Herran, Bergen, Herzer

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Herren Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Herren name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Herren. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Herren Family Origin

Where is the Herren family from?

Herren Family Occupations

What did your Herren ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Herren occupation in the UK was Flour Shop Man. 25% of Herren's were Flour Shop Mans. Flour Shop Man, Fund Holder and General Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herren. A less common occupation for the Herren family was Labourer Ship Yd.

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  • Flour Shop Man

    25%
  • Fund Holder

    25%
  • General Lab

    25%
  • Labourer Ship Yd

    25%

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

Herren Historical Records

What Herren family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Herren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herren 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 Herren. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Herren. For the veterans among your Herren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herren Life Expectancy

What is the average Herren lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Herren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herren in 1949 was 70, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herren 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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