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Harron Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of Herron .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Herron, Harmon, Havron, Marron, Haren, Carron, Harren, Hanson, Farron

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Where is the Harron family from?

You can see how Harron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 47 Harron families living in Durham. This was about 30% of all the recorded Harron's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Harron families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harron ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Harron. 100% of Harron men worked as a General Labourer and 93% of Harron women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    93%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    8%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Harron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harron. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Harron. For the veterans among your Harron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harron lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Harron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Harron in 1947 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

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