Harr Name Meaning

North German: from a Frisian short form of any of the Germanic personal names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’, for example, Hermann, Herbert.

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


Similar surnames: Hard, Harry, Darr, Harm, Garr, Harre, Hart, Barr, Marr, Harb

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Harr Family Origin

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Harr Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    18%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Commercial Clerk In Coal Works

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harr family was Commercial Clerk In Coal Works. Butcher, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harr. The most common Harr occupation in the UK was Butcher. 18% of Harr's were Butchers.

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Harr Historical Records

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Harr Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Harr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harr in 1944 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harr

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