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Herod Early Origins



The surname Herod was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Herod Spelling Variations


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Herod Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Harold, Harald, Harrell, Hirrell, Hurrell and others.

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Herod Early History


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Herod Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Herod research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Herod History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Herod Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Herod Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Herod In Ireland


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Herod In Ireland



Some of the Herod family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Herod Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • L Herod, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1860
  • William Herod, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1860

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Contemporary Notables of the name Herod (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Herod (post 1700)



  • Captain Gary L. Herod DFC (1929-1961), Texas Air National Guard pilot who after engine failure, remained with the plane to ensure that it did not crash into the suburban homes of Houston neighborhoods
  • William Herod (1801-1871), American Congressional Representative from Indiana
  • William Wirt Herod (1835-1906), American politician, Candidate for Indiana State Senate, 1866; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana, 1872; Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1879; Candidate for Mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana, 1891
  • William Herod (1801-1871), American politician, Member of Indiana State House of Representatives, 1829-31, 1844-45; Member of Indiana State Senate, 1831-33, 1848-51; U.S. Representative from Indiana 6th District, 1837-39; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1840
  • C. W. Herod, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916
  • Dennis Herod (1923-2009), English former footballer

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Herod Historic Events


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Herod Historic Events




HMS Hood

  • Mr. Maurice H E Herod (b. 1906), English Bandmaster serving for the Royal Marine Band from Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Herod Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Herod Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 May 2016 at 14:00.

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