Hardison Family History

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Hardison Name Meaning

English: probably a patronymic from Hardy, although the surname is rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Harrison, Harmison, Harbison, Harvison, Harding, Grandison, Addison

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Hardison Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hardison name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hardison. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    56%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    4%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Hardison Family Origin

Where is the Hardison family from?

Hardison Family Occupations

What did your Hardison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hardison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Hardison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hardison family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hardison.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hardison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hardison Historical Records

What Hardison family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Hardison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardisoncensus 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hardison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hardison. For the veterans among your Hardison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hardison Life Expectancy

What is the average Hardison lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hardison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hardison in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hardison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hardison 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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