Harken Family History

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Harken Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Harke 1.

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


Similar surnames: Harten, Harden, Harke, Harmsen, Harkema, Haken, Haren, Harben, Hapke

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Harken Family Origin

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Harken Family Occupations

What did your Harken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Harken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harken family was Brakeman. Farmer, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harken.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%
  • Brakeman

    4%

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

Harken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Harken

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Harken. 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 Harken. For the veterans among your Harken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harken Life Expectancy

What is the average Harken lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Harken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Harken in 1957 was 45, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harken 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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