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Haren Family History

Haren Name Meaning

Irish (Clare and Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEaghráin ‘descendant of Eaghrán’ a diminutive of Eaghra a personal name of unexplained etymology as in O'Hara . Irish (Fermanagh): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAráin ‘descendant of Arán’ a personal name of unexplained etymology. Irish (Armagh): variant of Herron . Possibly a shortened form of Dutch Van Haren .

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


Similar surnames: Hare, Hagen, Harden, Hearn, Harten, Maren, Haran, Waren, Lare, Wren

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Where is the Haren family from?

You can see how Haren families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haren family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haren families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Haren families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Haren's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haren families in 1911.
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What did your Haren ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haren. 21% of Haren men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Haren women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haren were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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What is the average Haren lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Haren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Haren in 1961 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

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