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Harbrecht Family History

Harbrecht Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hambrecht, Garbrecht, Albrecht, Armbrecht, Lambrecht, Aubrecht

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Where is the Harbrecht family from?

You can see how Harbrecht families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harbrecht family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Harbrecht families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Harbrecht families living in Northumberland. This was 100% of all the recorded Harbrecht's in United Kingdom. Northumberland had the highest population of Harbrecht families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harbrecht surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harbrecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Accountant and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harbrecht. 25% of Harbrecht men worked as an Accountant and 100% of Harbrecht women worked as a Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Accountant
  • Plumber
  • Molder
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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What Harbrecht family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Harbrecht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbrecht census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 172 immigration records available for the last name Harbrecht. 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 358 military records available for the last name Harbrecht. For the veterans among your Harbrecht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harbrecht lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Harbrecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Harbrecht in 1951 was 34, and 86 in 2003.

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