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Harshbarger Family History

Harshbarger Name Meaning
Altered form of German Hirschberger, a habitational name for someone from any of several places named Hirschberg.Jewish (Ashkenazic): mainly an ornamental name composed of German Hirsch ‘deer’, ‘hart’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ + the agent suffix -er, but possibly habitational in some cases (see 1).

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

101,672 Historical Documents with Harshbarger on Ancestry
16,711 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,704 Military Records
203 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Harshbarger Families

  • Number of Harshbarger families
     37 - 72
     13 - 36
     1 - 12
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harshbarger Family Origin

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