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“Harry” came from the Hungarian “Hari.” Many emigrated from Hungary from 1880 – 1915 to avoid conscription into the Austro-Hungarian Army. Hackenbracht –> Harry

Hungarian Ancestry

Most Hungarians who came to America prior to World War I came from the northern Hungary. One of the earliest, Michael de Kovats, was the founder of the United States Cavalry, and was part of the American Revolution. The major emigration … Continue reading

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