Hertig Family History

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Hertig Name Meaning

German (central eastern): variant of Hertwig.

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

Similar surnames: Herzig, Herwig, Herting, Hertwig, Hartig, Herbig, Herrig, Hurtig

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Hertig Family Origin

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Hertig Family Occupations

What did your Hertig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hertig. 36% of Hertig men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Hertig women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hertig were Salesman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Manager
  • Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Maid
  • Clerk

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

Hertig Historical Records

What Hertig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hertig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hertig 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 520 immigration records available for the last name Hertig. 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 634 military records available for the last name Hertig. For the veterans among your Hertig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hertig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hertig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hertig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hertig in 1963 was 74, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hertig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hertig 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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