Harlan Family History

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Harlan Name Meaning

Northern Irish (of English origin): altered form of Harland 1.

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

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Harlan Family Origin

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Harlan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harlan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Harlan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harlan family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harlan.

Source: Census data for Harlan | Data not to scale

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Harlan Life Expectancy

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