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The ancestors of the name Harlow date back to the days of the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from their residence in the parish of Harlow in the county of Essex.

Harlow Early Origins



The surname Harlow was first found in Essex where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Harlow Spelling Variations


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Harlow Spelling Variations



Harlow has been spelled many different ways. Before English spelling became standardized over the last few hundred years, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. As the English language changed in the Middle Ages, absorbing pieces of Latin and French, as well as other languages, the spelling of people's names also changed considerably, even over a single lifetime. Many variations of the name Harlow have been found, including Harlow, Harlowe and others.

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Harlow Early History


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Harlow Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harlow research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1273 is included under the topic Early Harlow History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harlow Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harlow Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harlow Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



In an attempt to escape the chaos experienced in England, many English families boarded overcrowded and diseased ships sailing for the shores of North America and other British colonies. Those families hardy enough, and lucky enough, to make the passage intact were rewarded with land and a social environment less prone to religious and political persecution. Many of these families became important contributors to the young colonies in which they settled. Early immigration and passenger lists have documented some of the first Harlows to arrive on North American shores:

Harlow Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • John Harlow, who arrived in Virginia in 1619, before the "Mayflower"
  • John Harlow, who landed in Virginia in 1619 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Anthony Harlow, who settled in Virginia in 1623
  • Anthony Harlow, who arrived in Jamestown, Va in 1624 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Stephen Harlow, who landed in Virginia in 1642 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Harlow Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Mary Harlow, who settled in Maryland in 1722

Harlow Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John P Harlow, who landed in Arkansas in 1869 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Harlow Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ernest James Alfred Harlow, who arrived in California in 1902 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Harlow Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • William Harlow, who landed in Quebec in 1784

Harlow Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Robert Harlow, who arrived in Canada in 1831

Harlow Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Harlow, aged 21, a bricklayer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Sir Edward Parry" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SIR EDWARD PARRY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirEdwardParry.htm
  • John Harlow, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Sir Edward Parry" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SIR EDWARD PARRY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirEdwardParry.htm
  • George Harlow, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Pestonjee Bomanjee" in 1851 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PESTONJEE BOMANJEE 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Marion.htm

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harlow (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harlow (post 1700)



  • Bryce Harlow (1916-1987), American corporate lobbyist adviser to American presidents, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Mary Harlow, American jurist, magistrate for the Superior Court, Family Division in Chittenden and Orange Counties, Vermont
  • Joel Harlow, American Academy Award winning makeup artist, known for his work on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies
  • Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Donald L. Harlow (1920-1997), American second Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
  • Bob Harlow (1899-1954), American golfer, founder of Golf World magazine in 1947, inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1988
  • Richard Cresson "Dick" Harlow (1889-1962), American football player and coach, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame (1954)
  • Larry Harlow (b. 1939), American salsa music performer, composer and producer, recipient of the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2008)
  • Larry Duane Harlow (b. 1951), retired American Major League Baseball outfielder
  • Francis Harvey Harlow, American theoretical physicist known for his work in the field of fluid dynamics
  • Jean Harlow (1911-1937), born Harlean Harlow Carpenter, American film actress and top sex symbol of the 1930s also known as the "Blonde Bombshell" and "Platinum Blonde"
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Harlow


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Suggested Readings for the name Harlow



  • The Cummington Harlows: Line of Ancestry from Sergeant William Harlow of Plymouth and Descendants of Matthew Harlow (1775-1847) of Sixth Generation by Cummington Harlows Association.
  • Richard Penhallow (also Harlow): His Life and Descendants by Aileen Smock Delong.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The SIR EDWARD PARRY 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849SirEdwardParry.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PESTONJEE BOMANJEE 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Marion.htm

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  4. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  6. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  11. ...

The Harlow Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harlow Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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