Herron Family History

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Herron Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Heron. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaráin ‘descendant of Earán’, a personal name from a diminutive of earadh ‘fear’, ‘dread’, ‘distrust’. Spanish (Herrón): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Heron, Harron, Hearn, Marron, Perron, Herrin, Hernon, Hermon

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Herron Family Origin

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Herron Family Occupations

What did your Herron ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herron. A less common occupation for the Herron family was Joiner. The most common Herron occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 19% of Herron's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

    19%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

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

Herron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Herron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herron 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Herron. 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 Herron. For the veterans among your Herron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herron Life Expectancy

What is the average Herron lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Herron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Herron in 1942 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herron 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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