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Harker Family History

Harker Name Meaning
habitational name from either of two places in Cumbria, or from one in the parish of Halsall, near Ormskirk, Lancashire. The Cumbrian places are probably named from Middle English hart ‘male deer’ + kerr ‘marshland’. The one in Lancashire has the same second element, while the first is probably Old English har ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’.nickname for an eavesdropper or busybody, from an agent derivative of Middle English herkien ‘to listen’.

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

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Name Distribution of Harker Families

  • Number of Harker families
     55 - 108
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harker families
     629 - 1,255
     210 - 628
     1 - 209
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harker families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harker Family Origin

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Harker Immigration Information

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Harker Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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