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Harfst Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle High German harfst ‘harvest’. See German Herbst.

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


Similar surnames: Herbst, Hart, Hardt, Harpst, Haaf, Haft, Hirst, Hurst, Karst, Harms

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Harfst Family Origin

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Harfst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Harfst. The most common Harfst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Harfst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harfst family was Laborer.

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Harfst Historical Records

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Harfst Life Expectancy

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