Harlan Family History
Harlan Surname History
This Harlan history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Harlan last name made up of user-uploaded content from other AncientFaces users. Harlan family history has rich origins of which the particulars have been accumulated over the years by Harlan family members. The Harlan family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the Harlan family has migrated, it has evolved making its etymology a challenge to uncover.
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The evolution of Harlan begins at it's earliest origins. Even in the early generations of a name there are different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was not unusual for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families emigrated between countries and languages, the Harlan name may have changed with them. Harlan ancestors have emigrated around different countries all throughout history.
Harlan country of origin
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The nationality of Harlan is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Harlan may be difficult to determine as result of whether the surname came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of last names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Meaning of the last name Harlan
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The meaning of Harlan come may come from a profession, such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker. Some of these craft-based family names might be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Harlan originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
- George (O) Harlan 1649 - 1714
- Rebecca Harlan Webb 1688 - 1775
- Ellis Sanders Harlan 1804 - 1866
- Deborah Harlan 1690 - 1712
- Elizabeth Harlan 1694 - 1719
- Ezekiel Harlan, Jr. 1707 - 1731
- Hannah Harlan 1681 - 1748
- Elizabeth Duck Duck Harlan 1660 - 1714
- (49) Stephen Harlan 1727 - ?
- Aaron Harlan 1685 - 1732
- Hannah Harlan Taylor 1732 - ?
- Moses Harlan 1729 - ?
- James 11 Harlan, Sr. 1692 - 1762
- John Harlan 1716 - 1790
- Samuel Harlan 1772 - 1858
- (51) Aaron Harlan 1731 - 1760
- Ezekiel Harlan 1679 - 1731
Harlan Family Tree
Famous people named Harlan
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Harlan
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Harlan. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Harlan spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Harlan were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Harlan. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Harlan family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Surnames like Harlan change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and countries over the years.