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Harrower Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife) and English: occupational name for someone who harrowed cultivated land, perhaps someone who did this as a feudal service on manorial land, from an agent derivative of Middle English harwen ‘to rake’ (of Scandinavian origin).

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


Similar surnames: Harrier, Carrier, Harder, Harrow, Harker, Harrer, Harbour, Barrow

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Harrower Family Origin

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Harrower Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Boarder - Traveling Salesman

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harrower occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Harrower's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harrower family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boarder - Traveling Salesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrower.

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Harrower Historical Records

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Harrower Life Expectancy

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