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Harlan Name Meaning

Northern Irish (of English origin): altered form of Harland 1.

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


Similar surnames: Harman, Herlan, Harland, Carlan, Hargan, Haran, Hartin, Hamlyn, Allan

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Harlan Family Origin

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Harlan Family Occupations

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  • Genl Labr

    25%
  • House Painter Master

    25%
  • Joiner

    25%
  • Plumber

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harlan family was Plumber. The most common Harlan occupation in the UK was Genl Labr. 25% of Harlan's were Genl Labrs. Genl Labr, House Painter Master and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harlan.

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Harlan Historical Records

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Harlan Life Expectancy

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