Harms Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and English: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Herman(n) (see Hermann).

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


Similar surnames: Herms, Harmes, Harts, Harm, Garms, Hardt, Hards, Mars, Harke, Herm

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Harms Family Origin

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Harms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harms. A less common occupation for the Harms family was Carpenter. The most common Harms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Harms's were Farmers.

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Harms Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Harms life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Harms in 1940 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harms

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