Harriger Family History

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Harriger Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Herriger, variant of Herrig. This name is found chiefly in PA.

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

Similar surnames: Carriger, Barriger, Garringer, Herriage, Carriker, Karriker, Burrier

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Harriger Family Origin

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Harriger Family Occupations

What did your Harriger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harriger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Harriger's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harriger. A less common occupation for the Harriger family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Harriger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Harriger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harriger 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Harriger. 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 795 military records available for the last name Harriger. For the veterans among your Harriger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harriger Life Expectancy

What is the average Harriger lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Harriger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Harriger in 1952 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harriger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harriger 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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