Harer Family History

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Harer Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a flax grower or dealer, from Middle High German har ‘flax’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Harrer, Hayer, Harder, Haber, Haver, Haser, Hauer, Harner, Hager

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Harer Family Origin

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Harer Family Occupations

What did your Harer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harer family was Agent For Pictures. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harer. The most common Harer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Harer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Agent For Pictures


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

Harer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Harer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harer 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Harer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harer. For the veterans among your Harer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harer Life Expectancy

What is the average Harer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Harer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Harer in 1962 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harer 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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