Harnisch Family History

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Harnisch Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from Middle High German harnasch ‘iron armor’, from Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’. variant of Harnik (see Harnick).

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


Similar surnames: Harsch, Harness, Raisch, Hirsch, Hanisch, Harnack, Hornish, Reisch

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Harnisch Family Origin

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Harnisch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Boot And Shoe Mkr.

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Harnisch family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Harnisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Harnisch's were Farmers. Farmer, Shoemaker and Boot And Shoe Mkr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harnisch.

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Harnisch Historical Records

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Harnisch Life Expectancy

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