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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Harshaw

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Alt. Meaning

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

R is for rich, in the love from others

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

W is for work, for which you strive to accomplish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Harshaw

Henry B. Harshaw was a Treasurer of Wisconsin. Henry was given the name Henry Baldwin Harshaw on June 14th, 1842 in Argyle, New York. He passed away on December 25th, 1900.


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Popularity of Harshaw as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harshaw U.S.
  White 50.85% 64.26%
  African American 42.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.01% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harshaw

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

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Fun Facts about the name Harshaw

  • How Popular is the name Harshaw? As a last name Harshaw was the 15,503rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Harshaw? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Harshaw was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Harshaw: Your name in reverse order is Wahsrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahawhsr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harshaw? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,888 people with the last name Harshaw.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harshaw? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Harshaw as their last name since less than 1 person in 156k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Harshaw born Apr 9, 1995

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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