Harkema Family History

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Harkema Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Hark (see Harke).

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

Similar surnames: Barkema, Harke, Aardema, Balkema, Heerema, Feikema, Anema, Harder

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Harkema Family Origin

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Harkema Family Occupations

What did your Harkema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Harkema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Harkema's were Farmers.

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Harkema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 794 census records available for the last name Harkema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harkema 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Harkema. 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 192 military records available for the last name Harkema. For the veterans among your Harkema ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harkema Life Expectancy

What is the average Harkema lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Harkema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Harkema in 1962 was 89, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harkema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harkema ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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