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Harmse Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

Dutch descent (Harmse or Harmsen) The surname later disseminated to South-Africa where it is fairly common among direct Dutch descendants speaking a modern Dutch daughter language called Afrikaans.

Harmse Meaning & Etymology

The surname Harmse is a variation of Harmsen, a Dutch surname. The surname Harmsen is also often regarded as a farmer's surname. The surname and variations of it is also common in South-Africa due to Dutch colonization that spurred an influx of North-Germanic people into the region.