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Harrison Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry.

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

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Harrison Family Origin

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Harrison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Harrison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Harrison's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrison. A less common occupation for the Harrison family was Farm Laborer.

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Harrison Historical Records

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Harrison Life Expectancy

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