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Hara Family History

Hara Surname Meaning

Japanese: written 蕃良 phonetically but more usually 原 ‘plain’ or ‘field’. It is taken from a placename in Musashi (now Tokyo and Saitama prefectures) and perhaps from other similarly named localities as well as in the Ryūkyū Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shōjiroku. Some instances in America could be shortened versions of longer names. Irish (Derry): shortened form of Ó hEaghra see O'Hara .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ohara, Hada, Haga, Hata, Haran, Hora, Gara, Hare, Hart, Haro

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Where is the Hara family from?

You can see how Hara families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hara family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hara families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 155 Hara families living in Yorkshire. This was about 26% of all the recorded Hara's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hara families in 1891.
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What did your Hara ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hind Farm Foreman (heavy and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hara. 100% of Hara men worked as a Hind Farm Foreman (heavy and 100% of Hara women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Hind Farm Foreman (heavy

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Hara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hara. For the veterans among your Hara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hara lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hara in 1957 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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