Harries Family History

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Harries Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Harris 1. North German (Frisian): variant of Harr, shortened from Harringes, see also Harjes.

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


Similar surnames: Harring, Harriss, Harre, Harris, Garriss, Hartjes, Marris, Hargis

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Harries Family Origin

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Harries Family Occupations

What did your Harries ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harries family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harries. The most common Harries occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Harries's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Harries Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harries Life Expectancy

What is the average Harries lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Harries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Harries in 1955 was 63, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harries 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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