Harnois Family History

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Harnois Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a harness maker, saddler, or maker of armor, from Old French harneis ‘equipment’, ‘accoutrements (of a soldier or horse)’.

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


Similar surnames: Harness, Harbour, Marois, Harpin, Paradis, Hargis, Arno, Maris, Garis

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Harnois Family Origin

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Harnois Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    23%
  • Cultivateur

    16%
  • Servante

    12%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, Journalier, Cultivateur and Servante were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harnois. The most common Harnois occupation in Canada was Journalier. 23% of Harnois's were Journaliers. A less common occupation for the Harnois family was Farmer.

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Harnois Life Expectancy

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