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Harjes Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from a derivative of one of the Germanic personal names formed with hari, heri ‘army’ as the first element (see for example Herman, Herwig).

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


Similar surnames: Harke, Harmes, Harle, Hartjes, Armes, Harten, Hartel, Haynes, Harders

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Harjes Family Origin

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Harjes Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Harjes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Harjes's were Farmers. Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Harjes.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    50%

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Harjes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harjes Life Expectancy

What is the average Harjes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Harjes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harjes in 1956 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harjes 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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