Harpst Family History

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Harpst Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Herbst.

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

Similar surnames: Harfst, Harpster, Harsh, Earnst, Houpt, Arps, Harps, Hirst, Herbst

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Harpst Family Origin

Where is the Harpst family from?

Harpst Family Occupations

What did your Harpst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harpst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Harpst's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harpst. A less common occupation for the Harpst family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker

  • Blacksmith


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

Harpst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Harpst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harpst 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Harpst. 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 327 military records available for the last name Harpst. For the veterans among your Harpst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harpst Life Expectancy

What is the average Harpst lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Harpst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Harpst in 1951 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harpst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harpst 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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