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Harn Family History

Harn Name Meaning

English: variant of Hearn 4.

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


Similar surnames: Hurn, Harne, Hern, Hart, Hearn, Hayn, Harp, Warn, Arn, Hard

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Where is the Harn family from?

You can see how Harn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harn families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 9 Harn families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Harn's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Harn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Harn. 21% of Harn men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Harn women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harn were Farming and Housework.

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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

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
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Census Records

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Harn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harn 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harn. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Harn. For the veterans among your Harn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harn lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Harn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Harn in 1954 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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