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Harder Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a hardener of metals or a baker, from an agent derivative of Middle English harde(n); this verb is known to have been used with reference to metals and to heating dough. North German, Frisian, and Danish: from a personal name, Harder, Herder. South German: topographic name or habitational name from any of the places named with Middle High German hart ‘woodland used as pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Herder, Harden, Harker, Halder, Hader, Harper, Harrer, Harer, Harter

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Harder Family Origin

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Harder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harder. The most common Harder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Harder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harder family was Carpenter.

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Harder Life Expectancy

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