Haring Family History

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Haring Name Meaning

Dutch, North German (Häring), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle Low German harinc ‘herring’, German Hering, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of herrings. Dutch: also from a personal name, a variant of Herring 3.

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

Similar surnames: Harring, Hering, Herring, Harling, Harding, Haering, Harting, Haling

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Haring Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Haring name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Haring. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Haring Family Origin

Where is the Haring family from?

Haring Family Occupations

What did your Haring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haring. A less common occupation for the Haring family was Carpenter. The most common Haring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Haring's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Haring Historical Records

What Haring family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Haring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haring 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haring. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Haring. For the veterans among your Haring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haring Life Expectancy

What is the average Haring lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Haring in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haring 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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