Harmsen Family History

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Harmsen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: patronymic from Harm.

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


Similar surnames: Hermsen, Hansen, Harms, Karlsen, Carlsen, Hanssen, Harten, Harmes

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Harmsen Family Origin

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Harmsen Family Occupations

What did your Harmsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Keeps A Saloon were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Harmsen. The most common Harmsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Harmsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Keeps A Saloon

    17%

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

Harmsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harmsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Harmsen lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harmsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harmsen in 1943 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harmsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harmsen 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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