Harpenau Family History

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Harpenau Name Meaning

North German: habitational or topographic name. Bearers of this name are concentrated in the area of Oldenburg and Damme, west and southwest of Bremen.

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


Similar surnames: Harden, Harten, Champeau, Haren, Lankenau, Maren, Harpe, Harleman

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Harpenau Family Origin

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Harpenau Family Occupations

What did your Harpenau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harpenau occupation in the USA was Grocer. 100% of Harpenau's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    100%

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

Harpenau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harpenau Life Expectancy

What is the average Harpenau lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Harpenau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harpenau in 1966 was 89, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harpenau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harpenau 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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