Harcum Family History

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Harcum Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Harcombe, a habitational name from either of two places in Devon and Hampshire so named, probably from Old English hara ‘hare’ + cumb ‘valley’, or from various minor places named with this word, such as Harcomb Bottom in Devon and Gloucestershire, both named with Old English heorot ‘hart’ + cumb.

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

Similar surnames: Larcom, Barnum, Hallum, Harcourt, Barham, Narum, Harben, Hamm, Harty

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Harcum Family Origin

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Harcum Family Occupations

What did your Harcum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harcum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Harcum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harcum family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Hand and Glass Blower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harcum.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Glass Blower

  • Laborer


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Harcum Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harcum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harcum 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Harcum. 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 613 military records available for the last name Harcum. For the veterans among your Harcum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harcum Life Expectancy

What is the average Harcum lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Harcum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Harcum in 1958 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

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