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Harless Name Meaning

German: unexplained. English: probably a variant spelling of (H)arliss, a nickname from Middle English earles ‘earless’, probably denoting someone who was deaf rather than one literally without ears.

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


Similar surnames: Harness, Lawless, Harle, Hailes, Hurless, Harlos, Curless, Harley

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Harless Family Origin

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Harless Family Occupations

What did your Harless ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer Heavy Works and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harless. 67% of Harless women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer Heavy Works
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Domestic Servant
    34%

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

Harless Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Harless. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harless 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Harless. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Harless. For the veterans among your Harless ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harless Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Harless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Harless in 1944 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harless

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harless ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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