Harke Name Meaning

from a Frisian personal name, a short form of any of the Germanic personal names with hari, heri ‘army’ as the first element (see for example Herman, Herwig). possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German harke ‘rake’, or a topographic name from herk, hark ‘marsh’, ‘bog’.

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


Similar surnames: Harle, Hacke, Hare, Hanke, Hake, Haake, Harpe, Hark, Haske, Hapke

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Harke Family Origin

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Harke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cabnet Maker

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Dealer Malt Lg.

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Cabnet Maker and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harke. The most common Harke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Harke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harke family was Dealer Malt Lg..

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Harke Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Harke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harke in 1951 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harke

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