Harpster Family History

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Harpster Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Herbster.

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


Similar surnames: Harpst, Master, Haisler, Harriger, Harpel, Hartter, Herbster, Harter

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Harpster Family Origin

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Harpster Family Occupations

What did your Harpster ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harpster occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Harpster's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harpster. A less common occupation for the Harpster family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Harpster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harpster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harpster census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Harpster

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Harpster. 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 Harpster. For the veterans among your Harpster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harpster Life Expectancy

What is the average Harpster lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Harpster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Harpster in 1954 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harpster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harpster 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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