Harbach Family History

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Harbach Name Meaning

South German: habitational name from any of several places named Harbach. English: probably from Old French, Middle English herberge ‘hostel’, ‘shelter’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lodgings, or for a servant who worked there.

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

Similar surnames: Marbach, Halbach, Laubach, Harbeck, Holbach, Hatch, Urbach, Albach

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Harbach Family Origin

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Harbach Family Occupations

What did your Harbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harbach family was Fireman. The most common Harbach occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 21% of Harbach's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Anchor Smith and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harbach.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Anchor Smith

  • Black Smith

  • Fireman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Harbach ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Harbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 588 immigration records available for the last name Harbach. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Harbach. For the veterans among your Harbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Harbach lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Harbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Harbach in 1952 was 46, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harbach ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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