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Harrower Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife) and English: occupational name for someone who harrowed cultivated land, perhaps someone who did this as a feudal service on manorial land, from an agent derivative of Middle English harwen ‘to rake’ (of Scandinavian origin).

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


Similar surnames: Harrier, Carrier, Harder, Harrow, Harker, Harrer, Harbour, Barrow

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Harrower Family Origin

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Harrower Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Coalminer

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Blacksmith and Coalminer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harrower. A less common occupation for the Harrower family was Dressmaker. The most common Harrower occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Harrower's were Coal Miners.

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Harrower Historical Records

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Harrower Life Expectancy

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