Herwick Family History

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Herwick Name Meaning

German: variant of Herwig. Americanized spelling of Norwegian Hervik, a habitational name from any of three farmsteads so named from Old Norse herr ‘army’, ‘large gathering’ + vik ‘bay’ (perhaps referring to a meeting place for ships).

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

Similar surnames: Harwick, Herrick, Fenwick, Berwick, Farwick, Barwick, Helmick

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Herwick Family Origin

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Herwick Family Occupations

What did your Herwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Herwick family was Butcher. Laborer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herwick. The most common Herwick occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Herwick's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher


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

Herwick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Herwick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herwick 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 314 immigration records available for the last name Herwick. 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 653 military records available for the last name Herwick. For the veterans among your Herwick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Herwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Herwick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Herwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Herwick in 1951 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Herwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herwick 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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