Haer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, a variant of Haar 3. altered spelling of Hähr (common in Württemberg), from Middle High German heher ‘jay’ (the bird). Alternatively, it may be a topographic name from Middle Low German hare ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Haar, Hayer, Hager, Baer, Hamer, Haver, Haner, Haser, Hader, Haker

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Haer Family Origin

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Haer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Book Dealer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haer. A less common occupation for the Haer family was Book Dealer. The most common Haer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Haer's were Farmers.

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Haer Historical Records

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Haer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2003, Haer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Haer in 1960 was 37, and 60 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haer

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