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 1921, Farmer and Attendant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Harpin. 32% of Harpin men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Harpin women worked as an Attendant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harpin were Boatam and Rentire

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Agent
  • Boatam

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Attendant
  • Pantainsher
  • Religieuse
  • Rentire

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Harpin Historical Records

What Harpin family records will you find?

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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