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Harvill Family History

Harvill Name Meaning

English: variant of Harvell .

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


Similar surnames: Harville, Harrill, Hartill, Harvel, Hammill, Havis, Harvick, Havill

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Where is the Harvill family from?

You can see how Harvill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harvill family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harvill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Harvill families living in London. This was about 23% of all the recorded Harvill's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Harvill families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harvill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harvill ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Harvill. 60% of Harvill 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Domestic Duties
    40%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Harvill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harvill 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 Harvill. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Harvill. For the veterans among your Harvill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harvill lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Harvill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Harvill in 1949 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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