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Harbster Family History

Harbster 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: Herbster, Harpster, Harter, Hartter, Hardister, Harber, Hardester

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Where is the Harbster family from?

You can see how Harbster families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harbster family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Harbster families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Harbster families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Harbster's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Harbster families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harbster surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harbster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Manager and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harbster. 100% of Harbster men worked as a Manager and 50% of Harbster women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Manager
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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What Harbster family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 369 census records available for the last name Harbster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbster 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Harbster. 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 75 military records available for the last name Harbster. For the veterans among your Harbster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harbster lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Harbster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Harbster in 1964 was 77, and 79 in 2002.

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