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Haro Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place in the province of Logroño, so called from a North Castilian form of Spanish faro ‘beacon’. French (Normandy): metonymic occupational name for a peddler, from an Old French cry used to hail someone or to attract attention.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Harp, Hare, Hard, Aro, Faro, Hearn, Baro, Harb, Maro

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Where is the Haro family from?

You can see how Haro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Haro family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Haro's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Haro families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haro. 40% of Haro men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Haro women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haro were Truck Driver and Canner.

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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

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Miner
    16%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    27%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Canner
    14%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Haro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haro 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Haro. 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 909 military records available for the last name Haro. For the veterans among your Haro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haro lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Haro in 1954 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

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