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|Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 76108 people with the Harris surname? In that year Harris was ranked number 27 for popularity in the UK.|
"The son of Henry, which signifies rich lord. "(The origin and signification of Scottish surnames. Clifford Stanley Sims, 1862)
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"HARRIS, 'son of Harry,' a form of HENRY, q.v. A surname more English than Scottish. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Harris Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Harris family tree.
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|Did you know that there are currently 104974 people with the Harris surname in the UK? Harris is now ranked number 24 for popularity in the UK.|
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|Did you know that there are currently 835518 people with the Harris surname in the USA? Harris is ranked number 12 for popularity in the USA.|
Look at the Ellis Island Database for information on the Harris family. This database contains over 25 million immigration records detailing passengers arriving in the United States of America.