Harness Family History
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Harness Name Meaning
English: from a Norman personal name (Old German Arn(e)gis, Old French Erneïs, (H)ernaïs). English: occupational name for a maker of harness or suits of mail, from Middle English harnais ‘harness’ (Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Harkness, Barnes, Harnois, Garness, Harless, Haynes, Furness, Holness