Harrod Family History

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Harrod Name Meaning

derivative of the Scandinavian personal name Harald (see Harold). variant of Harwood. variant of Herrod 1.

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

Similar surnames: Harrold, Herod, Marron, Harold, Garrod, Harreld, Darrow, Harrow

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Harrod Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Harrod name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Harrod. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Harrod Family Origin

Where is the Harrod family from?

Harrod Family Occupations

What did your Harrod ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrod. The most common Harrod occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Harrod's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harrod family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Harrod Historical Records

What Harrod family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Harrod. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harrod 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harrod. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Harrod. For the veterans among your Harrod ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harrod Life Expectancy

What is the average Harrod lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Harrod life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Harrod in 1942 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harrod

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harrod 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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