Harman Family History

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Harman Name Meaning

English (mainly southeast), French, German (Harmann) and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements heri, hari ‘army’ + man ‘man’ (see Hermann). In England this name was introduced by the Normans. Irish: generally of English origin (see 1); but sometimes also used as a variant of Hardiman, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin (see Hargadon). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for someone with a copious or noticeable head of hair (see Haar).

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


Similar surnames: Hardman, Herman, Harmon, Warman, Hartman, Carman, Hayman, Arman

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Harman Family Origin

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Harman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Harman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harman. A less common occupation for the Harman family was Farming.

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Harman Life Expectancy

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