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Harbers Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Harbert .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Harberts, Harders, Garbers, Hubers, Harbert, Albers, Herbers, Harmes

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Where is the Harbers family from?

You can see how Harbers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harbers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harbers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Harbers families living in South Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Harbers's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Harbers families in 1840.
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What did your Harbers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Practical Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harbers. 35% of Harbers men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Harbers women worked as a Practical Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harbers were Candy Maker and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Candy Maker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Practical Nurse
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Harbers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 673 immigration records available for the last name Harbers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 680 military records available for the last name Harbers. For the veterans among your Harbers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harbers lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2003, in the United States, Harbers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Harbers in 1940 was 32, and 60 in 2003.

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