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Hargis Name Meaning

English (Essex): perhaps a variant of Hargest . Alternatively an altered form of German or Frisian Harges which is probably of the same origin as Frisian Harjes .

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

Similar surnames: Gargis, Harris, Dardis, Margis, Baris, Dargis, Harkin, Sargis, Hartin

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Where is the Hargis family from?

You can see how Hargis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hargis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hargis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Hargis families living in Lancashire. This was about 25% of all the recorded Hargis's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hargis families in 1891.
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What did your Hargis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cigarette Packer was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hargis. 50% of Hargis women worked as a Cigarette Packer. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Cigarette Packer
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Hargis. For the veterans among your Hargis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hargis lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hargis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hargis in 1944 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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