Harsh Family History

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Harsh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Harsch.

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

Similar surnames: Larsh, Hash, Barsh, Hursh, Karsh, Hirsh, Harsch, Harnish, Karch, Pash

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Harsh Family Origin

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Harsh Family Occupations

What did your Harsh ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Advertising Representative Travelling and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harsh. 5% of Harsh men worked as an Advertising Representative Travelling and 50% of Harsh women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harsh were Clerk lyons co and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Advertising Representative Travelling
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter Joiner
  • Clerk lyons co

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hospital Ward Maid
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Servant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Harsh Historical Records

What Harsh family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Harsh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harsh 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 821 immigration records available for the last name Harsh. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Harsh. For the veterans among your Harsh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harsh Life Expectancy

What is the average Harsh lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harsh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Harsh in 1943 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harsh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harsh 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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