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Harshman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hirschmann .

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


Similar surnames: Hershman, Hirshman, Hashman, Hersman, Cashman, Earthman, Harman

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Where is the Harshman family from?

You can see how Harshman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harshman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Harshman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 10 Harshman families living in Worcestershire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Harshman's in United Kingdom. Worcestershire had the highest population of Harshman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harshman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harshman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Below Ground Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Harshman. 100% of Harshman men worked as a Coal Hewer Below Ground Heavy Worker and 100% of Harshman 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Coal Hewer Below Ground Heavy Worker
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Harshman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harshman 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Harshman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Harshman. For the veterans among your Harshman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harshman lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Harshman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Harshman in 1948 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

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