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Haring Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) (mainly Häring); Dutch: from Middle Low German hārinc ‘herring’ German Hering a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman particularly a seller of herringss or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a herring. In some cases the Jewish surname is artificial. Compare Haering and Hering . Austrian German: nickname for a skinny person (like a herring; see 1 above). German (Häring): habitational name from Häring (Bavaria Tyrol) or Häringen (Baden-Württemberg). Dutch: topographic or habitational name referring to a house named In de Haring (‘In the Herring’) distinguished by the sign of a herring (see 1 above). Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named referring to a certain Haro and his kin. Haro is a short form of an ancient Germanic name with the first element hari ‘army’. Dutch: from the personal name Haring a derivative of an ancient Germanic name with the first element hari ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Harring, Hering, Herring, Harling, Harding, Haering, Harting, Haling

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You can see how Haring families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haring family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haring families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 30 Haring families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Haring's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Haring families in 1911.
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What did your Haring ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Haring. 67% of Haring men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Fisherman
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haring. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Haring. For the veterans among your Haring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haring lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Haring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Haring in 1944 was 29, and 78 in 2004.

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