Harmes Family History

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Harmes Name Meaning

English: variant of Harm 2. Dutch: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman (see Hermann).

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


Similar surnames: Harms, Hermes, Armes, Hammes, Haimes, Haymes, Harmel, Harts, Harmer

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Harmes Family Origin

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Harmes Family Occupations

What did your Harmes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Harmes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harmes family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harmes.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Harmes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harmes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harmes 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Harmes. 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 Harmes. For the veterans among your Harmes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harmes Life Expectancy

What is the average Harmes lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Harmes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harmes in 1962 was 76, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harmes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harmes 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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