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Harshaw Name Meaning

Northern Irish: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of English Hershey.

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


Similar surnames: Hanshaw, Harsha, Capshaw, Harman, Ramshaw, Forshaw, Ranshaw, Marshal

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Harshaw Family Origin

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Harshaw Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • School

    19%
  • Agent

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Harshaw family was Blacksmith. Farmer, School and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harshaw. The most common Harshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Harshaw's were Farmers.

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Harshaw Life Expectancy

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