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Harston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so called in Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire, or from Harleston in Suffolk or Harlestone in Northamptonshire. The first was named in Old English possibly with an unattested personal name Herel + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the second is from har ‘gray’ (or possibly ‘boundary’) + stan ‘stone’. The two last were both named with the Old English personal name Heoruwulf (or Herewulf) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Hurston, Harton, Easton, Marston, Haston, Thurston, Marton, Tarlton

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Harston Family Origin

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Harston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Labor On Farm

    22%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    2%

In 1880, the most common Harston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Harston's were Farmers. Farmer, Labor On Farm and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harston. A less common occupation for the Harston family was Keeping House.

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