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Harpel Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of Harpe 1, or variant spelling of Herpel.

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


Similar surnames: Happel, Hampel, Herpel, Hartel, Karpel, Harvel, Apel, Martel, Handel

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Harpel Family Origin

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Harpel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Pattern Maker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Harpel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Harpel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Pattern Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harpel. A less common occupation for the Harpel family was Blacksmith.

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Harpel Historical Records

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Harpel Life Expectancy

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