Harkness Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Harkness Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Harkness family

Profession Census Frequency
Female Servant 15
Independent 8
Labourer 7
Agricultural Labourer 7
Male Servant 5
Cotton Weaver 4
Inmate 4
Draper 3
Shoe Maker 3
Joiner 2
Joiner Journeyman 2
Carrier 2
Tailor 2
Tea Dealer 2
Linen Draper 2
Carder 1
Charwoman 1
Cotton Spinner 1
Cotton Weaver J 1
Iron Founder 1
Ruler 1
Cord Wainer 1
Currier's Apprentice 1
Lace Embroiderer 1
Lace Mender 1

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