Harleman Family History

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Harleman Name Meaning

German (Harlemann): variant or altered spelling of Herlemann, a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Herl.

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

Similar surnames: Hardeman, Hallman, Harman, Hardman, Hurliman, Haldeman, Hackleman

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Harleman Family Origin

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Harleman Family Occupations

What did your Harleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Harleman's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk R.R. and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harleman. A less common occupation for the Harleman family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk R.R.

  • Cook

  • Cooper


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

Harleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Harleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harleman 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 190 immigration records available for the last name Harleman. 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 307 military records available for the last name Harleman. For the veterans among your Harleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Harleman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Harleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Harleman in 1958 was 79, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harleman 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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