Herro Family History

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Herro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Hierro in the province of León, so named from hierro ‘iron’.

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

Similar surnames: Herre, Cerro, Ferro, Hearn, Porro, Herron, Berrio, Herr, Perro

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Herro Family Origin

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Herro Family Occupations

What did your Herro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Herro. 44% of Herro men worked as a Clerk and 72% of Herro women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Herro were Sweeper and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Sweeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Seamstress

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

Herro Historical Records

What Herro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Herro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herro 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 432 immigration records available for the last name Herro. 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 214 military records available for the last name Herro. For the veterans among your Herro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herro Life Expectancy

What is the average Herro lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Herro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Herro in 1959 was 29, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herro 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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