Harmison Family History

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Harmison Name Meaning

English (mainly northeast): hypercorrected spelling of Armison, a patronymic from the personal name Ermin, a short form of the various Germanic compound names beginning with this element (for example, Ermenald, Ermingaud).

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

Similar surnames: Harrison, Harbison, Hampson, Harms, Harvison, Hardison, Harmon

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Harmison Family Origin

Where is the Harmison family from?

Harmison Family Occupations

What did your Harmison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harmison family was Railway Laborer. The most common Harmison occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 67% of Harmison's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner and Agricultural Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Harmison.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Railway Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Harmison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Harmison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harmison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harmison 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Harmison. 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 541 military records available for the last name Harmison. For the veterans among your Harmison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harmison Life Expectancy

What is the average Harmison lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Harmison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Harmison in 1947 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harmison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harmison 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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