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Harlow Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places called Harlow. One in West Yorkshire is probably named from Old English hær ‘rock’, ‘heap of stones’ + hlaw ‘mound’, ‘hill’; those in Essex and Northumberland have Old English here ‘army’ as the first element, perhaps in the sense ‘host’, ‘assembly’. There is also a record of this name as a variant of Cornish Penhollow.

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


Similar surnames: Barlow, Sharlow, Harrow, Farlow, Harley, Harton, Harle, Callow

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Harlow Family Origin

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Harlow Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Student

    16%
  • Miller

    11%
  • Farmer'S Son

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Student and Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harlow. The most common Harlow occupation in Canada was Farmer. 20% of Harlow's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harlow family was Farmer'S Son.

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