Harr Name Meaning

North German: from a Frisian short form of any of the Germanic personal names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’, for example, Hermann, Herbert.

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


Similar surnames: Hard, Harry, Darr, Harm, Garr, Harre, Hart, Barr, Marr, Harb

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Harr Family Origin

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Harr Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Harr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Harr's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harr. A less common occupation for the Harr family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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Harr Historical Records

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Harr Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Harr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harr in 1944 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

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