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Harkin Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarcáin ‘descendant of Earcán’, a byname or personal name formed from a diminutive of earc ‘red’, ‘bloody’; also meaning ‘pig’. English: from a pet form of a medieval personal name (see Harkey).

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


Similar surnames: Larkin, Haskin, Hartin, Hankin, Markin, Carlin, Parkin, Arkin

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Harkin Family Origin

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Harkin Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Harkin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Harkin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Harkin family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harkin.

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Harkin Historical Records

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Harkin Life Expectancy

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