Harle Family History

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Harle Name Meaning

South German (Härle): nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German har ‘hair’. Northern English and Scottish: habitational name from Kirkharle and Little Harle in Northumberland (earlier simply Herle, Harle), possibly named from an Old English personal name Herela (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. English: variant of Earl. French (Harlé): topographic name from a derivative of harle ‘ditch’.

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

Similar surnames: Hale, Harley, Hare, Harke, Halle, Hartle, Harre, Harpe, Haile, Hatley

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Harle Family Origin

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Harle Family Occupations

What did your Harle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harle occupation in Canada was Machineist. 50% of Harle's were Machineists. Machineist and Sadler & Harness Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Harle.

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  • Machineist

  • Sadler & Harness Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Harle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Harle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Harle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harle. For the veterans among your Harle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harle Life Expectancy

What is the average Harle lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Harle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Harle in 1947 was 40, and 58 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harle 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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