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Harvison Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): patronymic from the personal name Harvey + ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Harmison, Harbison, Harrison, Hardison, Davison, Herbison, Garrison

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Where is the Harvison family from?

You can see how Harvison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harvison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harvison families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 14 Harvison families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Harvison's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Harvison families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harvison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harvison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Harvison. 100% of Harvison men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Harvison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Harvison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harvison 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 474 immigration records available for the last name Harvison. 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 725 military records available for the last name Harvison. For the veterans among your Harvison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Harvison lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Harvison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Harvison in 1953 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

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