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Hardison Name Meaning

English: probably a patronymic from Hardy although the surname is rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Harrison, Harmison, Harbison, Harvison, Harding, Grandison, Addison

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Where is the Hardison family from?

You can see how Hardison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hardison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hardison families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 17 Hardison families living in Ontario. This was about 81% of all the recorded Hardison's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hardison families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hardison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hardison ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hardison. 28% of Hardison men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Hardison women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hardison were Salesman and Laborer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Cook
    9%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Hardison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardison 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hardison. 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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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Hardison. For the veterans among your Hardison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hardison lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hardison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hardison in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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