Herwig Family History

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Herwig Name Meaning

German (central eastern) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name, composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + wig ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Helwig, Gerwig, Herzig, Helvig, Herring, Hartwig, Herling, Hertig

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Herwig Family Origin

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Herwig Family Occupations

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  • Baker

    14%
  • Chandler's General Shop Keeper

    14%
  • Cook Eating House

    14%
  • General Dealer

    14%

In 1881, Baker, Chandler's General Shop Keeper and Cook Eating House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Herwig. The most common Herwig occupation in the UK was Baker. 14% of Herwig's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Herwig family was General Dealer.

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Herwig Historical Records

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Herwig Life Expectancy

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