Harbison Family History

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Harbison Name Meaning

English (chiefly northern Ireland): patronymic from the personal name Herbert. (The change from -er- to -ar- was a common one in Old French and Middle English.)

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

Similar surnames: Herbison, Harrison, Harmison, Addison, Hardison, Hasson, Harvison

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Harbison Family Origin

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Harbison Family Occupations

What did your Harbison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, App Shipyard Drill and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harbison. 6% of Harbison men worked as an App Shipyard Drill and 53% of Harbison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harbison were Carding Grinder Wool Mill and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • App Shipyard Drill
  • App Shipyard Driller
  • Blacksmith Striker
  • Carding Grinder Wool Mill

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assembly Worker
  • At School
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Harbison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Harbison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harbison 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 Harbison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Harbison. For the veterans among your Harbison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harbison Life Expectancy

What is the average Harbison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harbison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harbison in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harbison

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