Harm Family History

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Harm Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English hearm ‘evil’, ‘hurt’, ‘injury’. English and North German: from a short form of Harman, Hermann. South German: nickname from Middle High German harm ‘ermine’.

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Hard, Harp, Warm, Herm, Hare, Hamm, Harms, Halm, Harr

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Harm Family Origin

Where is the Harm family from?

Harm Family Occupations

What did your Harm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harm family was Gardener (ND). Brickmaker, Coalminer and Furnaceman (...) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harm. The most common Harm occupation in the UK was Brickmaker. 8% of Harm's were Brickmakers.

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  • Brickmaker

  • Coalminer

  • Furnaceman (...)

  • Gardener (ND)


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

Harm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Harm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harm 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 Harm. 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 Harm. For the veterans among your Harm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harm Life Expectancy

What is the average Harm lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Harm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Harm in 1945 was 38, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harm 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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