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Hershey Name Meaning

Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names, see for example Hershkowitz. English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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


Similar surnames: Hemsley, Horsley, Hussey, Herscher, Henshaw, Horsey, Hessey, Hensley

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Hershey Family Origin

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Hershey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer Colliery (Coalminer)

    100%

In 1881, the most common Hershey occupation in the UK was Laborer Colliery (Coalminer). 100% of Hershey's were Laborer Colliery (Coalminer)s.

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Hershey Historical Records

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Hershey Life Expectancy

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