Harker Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Harker Name Meaning

English (mainly northeastern England and West Yorkshire): habitational name from either of two places in Cumbria, or from one in the parish of Halsall, near Ormskirk, Lancashire. The Cumbrian places are probably named from Middle English hart ‘male deer’ + kerr ‘marshland’. The one in Lancashire has the same second element, while the first is probably Old English har ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’. nickname for an eavesdropper or busybody, from an agent derivative of Middle English herkien ‘to listen’.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Harker Family Origin

Where is the Harker family from?

SHOW MORE

Harker Family Occupations

What did your Harker ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Source: Census data for Harker | Data not to scale

Harker Historical Records

What Harker family records will you find?

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Harker Life Expectancy

What is the average Harker lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harker 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Harker Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name