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Herzig Name Meaning

German (eastern and central Germany and Silesia): variant of Herzog. German: from a short form of any of several Germanic personal names composed with hard ‘strong’, ‘hardy’, for instance Herto. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German herzig ‘delightful’, ‘lovely’.

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


Similar surnames: Herzog, Herwig, Herling, Hartig, Herring, Hertig, Hering, Herrig

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Where is the Herzig family from?

You can see how Herzig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Herzig family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Herzig families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Herzig families living in Denbighshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Herzig's in United Kingdom. Denbighshire had the highest population of Herzig families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Herzig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Herzig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Herzig. 100% of Herzig women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Herzig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Herzig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Herzig. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Herzig. For the veterans among your Herzig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Herzig lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Herzig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Herzig in 1940 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

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