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Harring Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a fisher or seller of herrings (see Haring). Dutch: from a personal name, a variant of Herring 3. German: variant of Harig.

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


Similar surnames: Herring, Haring, Haering, Harding, Harling, Harting, Hartig, Arning

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Harring Family Origin

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Harring Family Occupations

What did your Harring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Harring's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harring family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harring.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Harring Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Harring ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Harring Life Expectancy

What is the average Harring lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Harring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Harring in 1960 was 42, and 60 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harring 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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