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Haer Family History

Haer Surname Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Haar German (Här): variant of Hähr from Middle High German heher ‘jay (the bird)’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haar, Hayer, Hager, Baer, Hamer, Haver, Haner, Haser, Hader, Haker

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Where is the Haer family from?

You can see how Haer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Haer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 24 Haer families living in London. This was about 33% of all the recorded Haer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Haer. 100% of Haer 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haer 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Haer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 675 military records available for the last name Haer. For the veterans among your Haer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Haer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Haer in 1960 was 37, and 60 in 2003.

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