Harig Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places named Haring(en). (also Härig) nickname for a hairy person, from Middle Low German harich ‘hairy’.

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


Similar surnames: Habig, Haig, Haring, Hain, Maring, Harling, Harke, Hari, Zaring

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Harig Family Origin

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Harig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Harig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harig family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harig.

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Harig Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Harig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Harig in 1958 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harig

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