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Harmeling Family History

Harmeling Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Herman, Harman (see Hermann). German: habitational name from Harmelingen near Soltau.

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


Similar surnames: Harmening, Herling, Hamelink, Harding, Hartling, Carling, Harling

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Where is the Harmeling family from?

You can see how Harmeling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harmeling family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Harmeling families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Harmeling family living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Harmeling's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Harmeling families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harmeling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harmeling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Harmeling. 29% of Harmeling men worked as a Proprietor and 34% of Harmeling women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harmeling were Clerk and Attendant.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    29%
  • Salesman
    29%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Sales Clerk
    34%
  • Attendant
    34%
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What Harmeling family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 847 census records available for the last name Harmeling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harmeling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 184 immigration records available for the last name Harmeling. 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 Cards

There are 291 military records available for the last name Harmeling. For the veterans among your Harmeling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harmeling lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Harmeling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harmeling in 1954 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

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