Harris Family History

Meaning of surname: Harris

Harris is a (patronymic or paternal) family name of British origins, and has many different spellings, none of which are definitive or 'correct'. These spellings are largely regional which, when combined with the fact that most families only learned to spell in the 19th century, has led to different branches of the same families having different spellings of the name. Harris is the 23rd most common surname in England and 21st most common surname in the United States.[1]

We found 11,988,630 Genealogy and Family History Records for Harris in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Harris surname:

11,571,027 Digital Copies of Newspapers
173,882 Pictures of Obituaries
20,303 Government Documents
466 Historical Books
222,952 Social Security Death Records

Harris Surname

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Here we are showing you genealogy and family history records found in newspapers and other historical documents that include the surname Harris

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Passenger Lists for Surname Harris

Mentions of Harris family name in Passenger Lists

Birth Records for Surname Harris

Mentions of Harris family name in Birth Records

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