Harig Family History

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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

What did your Harig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harig. 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.

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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

Harig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harig 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Harig. 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 Harig. For the veterans among your Harig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harig Life Expectancy

What is the average Harig lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harig 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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