Harsch Family History

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Harsch Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a stern or severe man, from Middle Low German harsch ‘harsh’, ‘stern’. German: metonymic occupational name for a soldier, from Middle High German harsch, harst ‘body of troops’.

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


Similar surnames: Barsch, Hirsch, Hach, Marsch, Hosch, Horsch, Karsch, Raisch, Horch

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Harsch Family Origin

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Harsch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Baker

    3%
  • Bakery

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harsch. A less common occupation for the Harsch family was Bakery. The most common Harsch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Harsch's were Farmers.

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Harsch Historical Records

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Harsch Life Expectancy

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