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Harless Family History

Harless Name Meaning
German: unexplained.English: probably a variant spelling of (H)arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.

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

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357 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Harless Families

  • Number of Harless families
     66 - 129
     23 - 65
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harless families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Harless last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harless Family Origin

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Harless Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Harless

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Harless Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Harless census records

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Harless Civil War Service Records

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