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Harre Family History

Harre Name Meaning

North German: variant of Harr . English: from the Middle English personal name Herre a pet form of Herebert (see Herbert ). English: nickname from Middle English herre ‘chief lord’ (Old English hēarra).

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


Similar surnames: Harle, Hare, Marre, Harr, Herre, Happe, Harke, Harry, Large, Harben

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Where is the Harre family from?

You can see how Harre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harre families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 47 Harre families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Harre's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Harre families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harre ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Harre. 74% of Harre 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
    74%
  • Professional Dancer
    14%
  • Incapacitated
    14%
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What Harre family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Harre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harre 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 787 immigration records available for the last name Harre. 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 708 military records available for the last name Harre. For the veterans among your Harre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harre lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Harre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Harre in 1954 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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