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Hari Name Meaning

Hungarian (also Hári): habitational name for someone from a place called Hár or Haró. Compare Hary . Swiss German: probably a variant of Harig . Slovenian: probably from a short form of the personal name Zaharija (see Zacharias ). Indian (southern states): from a personal name based on Sanskrit hari ‘destroyer’ i.e. one who takes away evil an epithet of the god Vishnu. — Note: Since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames this name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kari, Hard, Hare, Harp, Hart, Harb, Sari, Mari, Hai, Hark

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Where is the Hari family from?

You can see how Hari families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hari family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hari families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Hari families living in Ontario. This was about 46% of all the recorded Hari's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hari families in 1911.
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What did your Hari ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Proprietor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hari. 28% of Hari men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Hari women worked as a Proprietor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hari were Machinist and Trimming. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Housekeeper
  • Machine Operator
  • Trimming
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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hari. For the veterans among your Hari ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hari lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hari life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hari in 1951 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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