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Harbold Name Meaning

English: from a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + bald, bold ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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


Similar surnames: Herbold, Harold, Haubold, Rabold, Wambold, Arnold, Liebold, Bold

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Where is the Harbold family from?

You can see how Harbold families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harbold family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Harbold families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Harbold families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 69% of all the recorded Harbold's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Harbold families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harbold surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harbold ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Harbold. 22% of Harbold men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Harbold women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harbold were Clerk 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
    22%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harbold. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbold 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Harbold. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harbold. For the veterans among your Harbold ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harbold lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Harbold life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Harbold in 1952 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

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