Harsey Family History

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Harsey Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Irish Hershey 2.

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


Similar surnames: Hersey, Hassey, Harley, Harvey, Havey, Harney, Carsey, Darsey, Harkey

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Harsey Family Origin

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Harsey Family Occupations

What did your Harsey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harsey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Harsey's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harsey. A less common occupation for the Harsey family was Heater.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farming

    19%
  • Heater

    6%

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

Harsey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harsey Life Expectancy

What is the average Harsey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Harsey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Harsey in 1962 was 55, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harsey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harsey 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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