Harpe Name Meaning

from a short form of Harprecht, a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hard’ + brecht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. habitational name from a place so named on the Elbe river near Wittenberge.

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


Similar surnames: Hampe, Harke, Harle, Harten, Hare, Harp, Hardt, Happel, Harty, Happe

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Harpe Family Origin

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Harpe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cook

    6%
  • Farm Labor

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Harpe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Harpe's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harpe. A less common occupation for the Harpe family was Farm Labor.

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Harpe Historical Records

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Harpe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Harpe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Harpe in 1949 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harpe

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