Harel Family History

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Harel Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): ornamental name from Harel, a place name mentioned in the Bible.

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

Similar surnames: Harmel, Hamel, Hazel, Haber, Hartel, Arel, Havel, Hare, Haren, Habel

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Harel Family Origin

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Harel Family Occupations

What did your Harel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Harel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harel family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Merchant and Ordinary Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harel.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Ordinary Laborer

  • Shoemaker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Harel ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Harel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Harel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Harel. 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 Card

There are 244 military records available for the last name Harel. For the veterans among your Harel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harel Life Expectancy

What is the average Harel lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Harel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Harel in 1965 was 83, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harel ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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