Harle Family History

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Harle Name Meaning

South German (Härle): nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German har ‘hair’. Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from Kirkharle and Little Harle in Northumberland (earlier simply Herle, Harle), possibly named from an Old English personal name Herela (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. English: variant of Earl. French (Harlé): topographic name from a derivative of harle ‘ditch’.

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

Similar surnames: Hale, Harley, Hare, Harke, Halle, Hartle, Harre, Harpe, Haile, Hatley

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Harle Family Origin

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Harle Family Occupations

What did your Harle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harle. 20% of Harle men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Harle women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harle were Bricklayer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Wood Machinist
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Harle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Harle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harle. For the veterans among your Harle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harle Life Expectancy

What is the average Harle lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Harle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Harle in 1947 was 40, and 58 in 2004.

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