Hara Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘plain’ or ‘field’; variously written, taken from a place name in Musashi (now Tokyo and Saitama prefectures), and perhaps from other similarly named localities, as well as in the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. reduced form of Irish O’Hara.

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


Similar surnames: Ohara, Hada, Haga, Hata, Haran, Hora, Gara, Hare, Hart, Haro

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Hara Family Origin

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Hara Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Baptist Minister

    6%
  • Dealer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Hara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hara's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baptist Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hara. A less common occupation for the Hara family was Dealer.

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Hara Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Hara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hara in 1957 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hara

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