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Harrill Family History

Harrill Name Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of Harrell .

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


Similar surnames: Harvill, Hartill, Harrell, Hairell, Hairrell, Herrell, Harriss

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Where is the Harrill family from?

You can see how Harrill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harrill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harrill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Harrill families living in South Carolina. This was about 47% of all the recorded Harrill's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Harrill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harrill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harrill. 25% of Harrill men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Harrill women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harrill were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Harrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harrill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 577 immigration records available for the last name Harrill. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Harrill. For the veterans among your Harrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harrill lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Harrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Harrill in 1945 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

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