Haer Family History

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Haer Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a swamp, a variant of Haar 3. altered spelling of Hähr (common in Württemberg), from Middle High German heher ‘jay’ (the bird). Alternatively, it may be a topographic name from Middle Low German hare ‘hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Haar, Hayer, Hager, Baer, Hamer, Haver, Haner, Haser, Hader, Haker

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Haer Family Origin

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Haer Family Occupations

What did your Haer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Haer. 16% of Haer men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Haer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haer were Printer and Check Girl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Check Girl

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

Haer Historical Records

What Haer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haer 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Haer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 675 military records available for the last name Haer. For the veterans among your Haer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haer Life Expectancy

What is the average Haer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Haer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Haer in 1960 was 37, and 60 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haer 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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