Harrier Family History

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Harrier Name Meaning

nickname or occupational name for someone who hunted hares, or who was thought to resemble a breed of dog used in hunting hares. nickname for someone thought to resemble a harrier, a kind of hawk, Middle English harrower. nickname for a raider or plunderer, from an agent noun derived from Middle English herian, Old English her(g)ian ‘to harry’, ‘plunder’, ‘ravage’.

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

Similar surnames: Carrier, Harker, Perrier, Harrer, Harder, Harper, Currier, Farrier

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Harrier Family Origin

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Harrier Family Occupations

What did your Harrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Auto Machine Operator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Harrier. 3% of Harrier men worked as an Auto Machine Operator and 38% of Harrier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harrier were Bricklayer and Biologey Lecturer In Tochmeed

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Auto Machine Operator
  • Bank Messenger
  • Benk Manager retired
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • School Teacher
  • Biologey Lecturer In Tochmeed

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

Harrier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Harrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harrier 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Harrier. 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 998 military records available for the last name Harrier. For the veterans among your Harrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Harrier lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Harrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Harrier in 1949 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harrier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harrier 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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