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Harralson Name Meaning

Variant of Harrelson a surname of Norwegian and in some cases apparently also of Swedish origin.

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


Similar surnames: Haralson, Harrelson, Harelson, Haroldson, Haraldson, Carlson, Arrison

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Where is the Harralson family from?

You can see how Harralson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harralson family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harralson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1841 there was 1 Harralson family living in Ayrshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Harralson's in Scotland. Ayrshire had the highest population of Harralson families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harralson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harralson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harralson. 28% of Harralson men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Harralson women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harralson were Clerk and Teacher. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farming
    13%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Harralson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harralson 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Harralson. 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 661 military records available for the last name Harralson. For the veterans among your Harralson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harralson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Harralson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Harralson in 1959 was 70, and 93 in 2004.

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