Harsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Harsch.

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


Similar surnames: Larsh, Hash, Barsh, Hursh, Karsh, Hirsh, Harsch, Harnish, Karch, Pash

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Harsh Family Origin

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Harsh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harsh family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harsh. The most common Harsh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Harsh's were Farmers.

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Harsh Historical Records

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Harsh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Harsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Harsh in 1943 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harsh

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