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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Herzog

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Her"zog
A member of the highest rank of nobility in Germany and Austria, corresponding to the British duke.

Etymology: G., akin to AS. heretoga, lit., army leader. See Harry, and Duke

Notable Persons With the Last Name Herzog

Werner Herzog is a director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and narrator. His most notable accomplishments were from 1962 to present. Werner was given the name Werner Herzog Stipetić on September 5th, 1942 in Munich.


Todd was born on January 29th, 1985 in Pleasant Grove, Utah.


Chaim Herzog was a President of Israel. He was most active from 1983 to 1993. Chaim was born on September 17th, 1918 in Belfast, Ireland. He left this life on April 17th, 1997.


Lena Herzog is a fine-art photography and fine art photographer. Lena was given the name Elena Pisetski in 1970 in Yekaterinburg.


Roman Herzog is a President of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany, President of Germany, and President of theFederal Constitutional Court of Germany. Roman was born on April 5th, 1934 in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany.


Whitey Herzog is a baseball player. Whitey was born on November 9th, 1931 in New Athens, Illinois.


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International Interest for Herzog

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Herzog as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Herzog U.S.
  White 95.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.13% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Herzog

People with the last name Herzog are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Herzog

  • How Popular is the name Herzog? As a last name Herzog was the 3,239th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Herzog? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Herzog was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Herzog: Your name in reverse order is Gozreh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ohrgez. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Herzog? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,146 people with the last name Herzog.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Herzog? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Herzog as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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