Harrier Family History

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Harrier Name Meaning

nickname or occupational name for someone who hunted hares, or who was thought to resemble a breed of dog used in hunting hares. nickname for someone thought to resemble a harrier, a kind of hawk, Middle English harrower. nickname for a raider or plunderer, from an agent noun derived from Middle English herian, Old English her(g)ian ‘to harry’, ‘plunder’, ‘ravage’.

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


Similar surnames: Carrier, Harker, Perrier, Harrer, Harder, Harper, Currier, Farrier

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Harrier Family Origin

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Harrier Family Occupations

What did your Harrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrier. A less common occupation for the Harrier family was Carpenter. The most common Harrier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Harrier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Harrier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harrier census 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Harrier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harrier. For the veterans among your Harrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Harrier lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Harrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Harrier in 1949 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harrier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harrier 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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