Harruff Family History

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Harruff Name Meaning

German: Americanized spelling of Hörauf or its variant Herauf, from a Germanic personal name Hariulf, composed of the elements hari ‘army’, + (w)ulf, wolf ‘wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Harloff, Acuff, Harr, Hauff, Harring, Dayhuff, Harrup, Houff, Harcum

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Harruff Family Origin

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Harruff Family Occupations

What did your Harruff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Harruff. 20% of Harruff men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Harruff women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harruff were Foreman and Grade Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    18%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Foreman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Cook
    12%
  • Grade Teacher
    12%

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

Harruff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Harruff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harruff 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Harruff. 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 258 military records available for the last name Harruff. For the veterans among your Harruff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harruff Life Expectancy

What is the average Harruff lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harruff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Harruff in 1943 was 40, and 97 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harruff 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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