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Harquail Family History

Harquail Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Marquis, Quail, Jarquin, Pasqual, Marquand, Marquart, Marquard

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Where is the Harquail family from?

You can see how Harquail families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harquail family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Harquail families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 45 Harquail families living in New Brunswick. This was 100% of all the recorded Harquail's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Harquail families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harquail surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harquail ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Harquail. 84% of Harquail men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Harquail women worked as a Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Nurse
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What Harquail family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 964 census records available for the last name Harquail. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harquail census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 173 immigration records available for the last name Harquail. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 50 military records available for the last name Harquail. For the veterans among your Harquail ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harquail lifespan?

Between 1945 and 1999, in the United States, Harquail life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Harquail in 1945 was 48, and 92 in 1999.

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