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Harbison Name Meaning

Scottish (Glasgow): patronymic from the Older Scots and Middle English personal name Herbert (the change from -er- to -ar- was a common one in Old French and Middle English). An intrusive n later gave Harbinson .

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


Similar surnames: Herbison, Harrison, Harmison, Addison, Hardison, Hasson, Harvison

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Where is the Harbison family from?

You can see how Harbison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harbison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harbison families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 18 Harbison families living in Ontario. This was about 69% of all the recorded Harbison's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Harbison families in 1911.
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What did your Harbison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Harbison. 100% of Harbison men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harbison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Harbison. For the veterans among your Harbison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harbison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Harbison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Harbison in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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