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Harrison Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Harry.

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


Similar surnames: Harbison, Harmison, Harris, Garrison, Marrison, Harvison, Hardison

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Harrison Family Origin

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Harrison Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrison. The most common Harrison occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Harrison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harrison family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Harrison Historical Records

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Harrison Life Expectancy

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Famous Harrison Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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