Harle Name Meaning

South German (Härle): nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German har ‘hair’. Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from Kirkharle and Little Harle in Northumberland (earlier simply Herle, Harle), possibly named from an Old English personal name Herela (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. English: variant of Earl. French (Harlé): topographic name from a derivative of harle ‘ditch’.

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

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Harle Family Origin

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Harle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cattle Dealer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, the most common Harle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Harle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harle family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Cattle Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harle.

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Harle Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, Harle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Harle in 1947 was 40, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harle

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