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Herd Surname History
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- Herd last name meaning & etymology
- Herd spelling & pronunciation
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Herd Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Herd can be difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Herd may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Herd Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Herd come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many names like Herd are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Herd Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Names like Herd vary in their spelling as they travel across tribes, family lines, and eras over the years. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Herd were transliterated based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Herd. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Herd surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.
Last names similar to HerdHerda, Herdach, Herdack, Herdade, Herdaff, Herdage, Herdagen, Herdager, Herda-götze, Herdagsdatter, Herdagsen, Herdahl, Herdahl f hanse, Herdahn, Herdak, Herdal, Herdale, Herdal Eggen, Herdalh, Herdalina
Herd Family Tree
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- Joan Herd
- Frances Herd 1876 - 1969
- James Herd 1896 - 1971
- Albert Herd 1895 - 1979
- Vetta P Herd 1912 - 1999
- John Herd 1886 - 1964
- Marjorie E Herd 1915 - 2008
- William Herd 1901 - 1974
- Niles Herd 1883 - 1963
- Jack M Herd 1912 - 2001