Harpin Family History

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Harpin Name Meaning

French (also found in England): occupational name for a player on the harp, from Old French harpin ‘harper’.

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


Similar surnames: Arpin, Harwin, Gardin, Chapin, Herpin, Harpine, Harlin, Maupin

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Harpin Family Origin

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Harpin Family Occupations

What did your Harpin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harpin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Harpin's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Farmer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harpin. A less common occupation for the Harpin family was Fermier.

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Scholar

    8%
  • Fermier

    3%

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

Harpin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Harpin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harpin 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 716 immigration records available for the last name Harpin. 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 843 military records available for the last name Harpin. For the veterans among your Harpin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harpin Life Expectancy

What is the average Harpin lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Harpin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Harpin in 1963 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harpin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harpin 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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