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Where is the Harrison family from?
You can see how Harrison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harrison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harrison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 267 Harrison families living in Virginia. This was about 12% of all the recorded Harrison's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Harrison families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harrison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harrison. 15% of Harrison men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Harrison women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harrison were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .