Harwin Family History

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Harwin Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from the Old French personal name Harduin, composed of the Germanic elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’ + win ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Harlin, Darwin, Hardin, Hadwin, Harvin, Harding, Hartwig, Harten

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Harwin Family Origin

Where is the Harwin family from?

Harwin Family Occupations

What did your Harwin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harwin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Harwin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harwin family was Brewers Clerk. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harwin.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brewers Clerk


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

Harwin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harwin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harwin 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Harwin. 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 200 military records available for the last name Harwin. For the veterans among your Harwin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harwin Life Expectancy

What is the average Harwin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Harwin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Harwin in 1959 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harwin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harwin 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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