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Harna Family History

Harna 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: Hanna, Barna, Hara, Sarna, Hana, Harne, Harn, Han, Hata, Horn

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Where is the Harna family from?

You can see how Harna families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harna family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Harna families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Harna family living in British Columbia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Harna's in Canada. British Columbia and 2 other provinces had the highest population of Harna families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harna surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harna ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Harna. 54% of Harna men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    54%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
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What Harna family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 432 census records available for the last name Harna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harna 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Harna. 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 37 military records available for the last name Harna. For the veterans among your Harna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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