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Harrow Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various places so named in England and Scotland, as for example Harrow in northwest London (Herges in Domesday Book), Harrow Head in Nether Wasdale, Cumbria, both named from Old English hearg, hærg ‘(pagan) temple’, and Harrow near Mey, Caithness.

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


Similar surnames: Barrow, Harlow, Carrow, Yarrow, Harrop, Sharrow, Darrow, Arrow

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Harrow Family Origin

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Harrow Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    4%
  • Tailor

    2%
  • Blacksmith

    1%
  • Butcher

    1%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harrow family was Butcher. Labourer, Tailor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrow. The most common Harrow occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Harrow's were Labourers.

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Harrow Historical Records

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Harrow Life Expectancy

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