Harb Name Meaning

Arabic: from an ancient Arabic personal name based on the word ?harb ‘war’. The Prophet Muhammad counseled against giving children names such as ?Harb, associated with violence. Nevertheless, the name has survived and flourishes in some places in the Arabic-speaking world. German: of uncertain derivation. Possibly a topographic name for someone living by a swamp, Old High German hor. It is also found in Switzerland, eastern Slovenia, and elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Hard, Hart, Garb, Harp, Hare, Hari, Hall, Mar, Herb, Hahn

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Harb Family Origin

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Harb Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Druggist

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Druggist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harb. The most common Harb occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Harb's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harb family was Blacksmith.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Harb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Harb in 1951 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harb

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