Harshaw Family History

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Harshaw Name Meaning

Northern Irish: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of English Hershey.

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


Similar surnames: Hanshaw, Harsha, Capshaw, Harman, Ramshaw, Forshaw, Ranshaw, Marshal

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Harshaw Family Origin

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Harshaw Family Occupations

What did your Harshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harshaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Harshaw's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harshaw. A less common occupation for the Harshaw family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Harshaw Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Harshaw lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Harshaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Harshaw in 1942 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harshaw

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harshaw 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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