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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Harriot

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From a medieval diminutive of Henry.

  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Harriot

Harriot was born as the child of Henry Brewster Stanton and Elizabeth Cady Stanton on January 20th, 1856 in Seneca Falls (CDP), New York. They breathed their last breath on November 20th, 1940.


Harriot was born on November 9th, 1805 in Boston. She breathed her last breath on January 2nd, 1875.


Harriot was born on November 11th, 1777. Harriot is also known as Harriet. She passed away on August 6th, 1837.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Harriot

Thomas Harriot is a scientist in the fields of astronomy, mathematics, and ethnography. Thomas was born in Oxford.


Marvin Harriot is a soccer player for the Luton Town F.C., Barnsley F.C., Bristol City F.C., Grays Athletic F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Aylesbury F.C., Scarborough F.C., and Kingstonian F.C. Marvin was born on April 20th, 1974.


Jefferson Harriot is a sports team member for the Abingdon Town F.C.


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Popularity of Harriot as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harriot U.S.
  White 44.44% 64.26%
  African American 50.37% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harriot

People with the last name Harriot are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Harriot

  • How Popular is the name Harriot? Harriot is the 66,121st most popular name of all time. As a last name Harriot was the 126,765th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Harriot have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Harriot in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harriot? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Harriot first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harriot is Thursday, August 10th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Harriot born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harriot was in 1916 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Harriot: Your name in reverse order is Toirrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Toirhar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harriot? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 135 people with the last name Harriot.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harriot? Harriot is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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