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Harbour Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a keeper of a lodging house, from late Old English herebeorg ‘shelter’, ‘lodging’ (from here ‘army’ + beorg ‘shelter’). (The change of -er- to -ar- is a regular phonetic process in Old French and Middle English.) Variant of French Arbour.

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


Similar surnames: Barbour, Arbour, Harcourt, Harold, Armour, Barber, Harford, Harlow

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Harbour Family Origin

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Harbour Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harbour. The most common Harbour occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Harbour's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Harbour family was Carpenter.

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Harbour Historical Records

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Harbour Life Expectancy

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