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Harkes Family History

Harkes Name Meaning

see Harcus .

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

Similar surnames: Harker, Harke, Hankes, Harjes, Hawkes, Harkey, Harmes, Hares, Parkes

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Where is the Harkes family from?

You can see how Harkes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harkes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Harkes families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 19 Harkes families living in Durham. This was about 24% of all the recorded Harkes's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Harkes families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harkes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Harkes. 77% of Harkes 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Harkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harkes 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 810 immigration records available for the last name Harkes. 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 229 military records available for the last name Harkes. For the veterans among your Harkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harkes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2000, in the United States, Harkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Harkes in 1963 was 77, and 90 in 2000.

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