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Harnish Family History

Harnish Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Harnisch.

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

107,273 Historical Documents with Harnish on Ancestry.com
12,683 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,273 Military Records
842 Immigration Records
15,123 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Harnish Families

  • Number of Harnish families
     83 - 163
     28 - 82
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harnish families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Harnish last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harnish Family Origin

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Harnish Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Harnish

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Harnish Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harnish census records

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Harnish Civil War Service Records

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