Harshman Family History

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Harshman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hirschmann.

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


Similar surnames: Hershman, Hirshman, Hashman, Hersman, Cashman, Earthman, Harman

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Harshman Family Origin

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Harshman Family Occupations

What did your Harshman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harshman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Harshman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harshman. A less common occupation for the Harshman family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Harshman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Harshman Life Expectancy

What is the average Harshman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Harshman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Harshman in 1948 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harshman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harshman 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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