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Harpe Family History

Harpe Name Meaning
from a short form of Harprecht, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hard’ + brecht ‘bright’, ‘famous’.habitational name from a place so named on the Elbe river near Wittenberge.

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

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8,524 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,605 Military Records
950 Immigration Records
7,241 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Harpe Families

  • Number of Harpe families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harpe families
     19 - 36
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harpe families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harpe Family Origin

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Harpe Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Harpe

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Harpe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harpe census records

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Harpe Civil War Service Records

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