Harnisch Family History

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Harnisch Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle High German harnasch ‘iron armor’, from Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’. variant of Harnik (see Harnick).

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


Similar surnames: Harsch, Harness, Raisch, Hirsch, Hanisch, Harnack, Hornish, Reisch

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Harnisch Family Origin

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Harnisch Family Occupations

What did your Harnisch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Shoemaker and Boot And Shoe Mkr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harnisch. The most common Harnisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Harnisch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harnisch family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Boot And Shoe Mkr.

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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

Harnisch Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harnisch Life Expectancy

What is the average Harnisch lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Harnisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Harnisch in 1962 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harnisch

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harnisch 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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