Harbor Family History

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Harbor Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Harbour.

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

Similar surnames: Harber, Harbour, Harmon, Hamor, Harton, Labor, Halbur, Harben

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Harbor Family Origin

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Harbor Family Occupations

What did your Harbor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harbor occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 9% of Harbor's were Shoemakers. A less common occupation for the Harbor family was Butcher. Shoemaker, Boot Maker and Bricklayers Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harbor.

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  • Shoemaker

  • Boot Maker

  • Bricklayers Lab

  • Butcher


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

Harbor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Harbor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbor 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 751 immigration records available for the last name Harbor. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Harbor. For the veterans among your Harbor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harbor Life Expectancy

What is the average Harbor lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Harbor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Harbor in 1951 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harbor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harbor 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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