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Harrod Early Origins



The surname Harrod was first found in Argyllshire (Gaelic erra Ghaidheal), the region of western Scotland corresponding roughly with the ancient Kingdom of Dál Riata, in the Strathclyde region of Scotland, now part of the Council Area of Argyll and Bute, 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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Harrod Spelling Variations


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Harrod Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Harold, Harald, Harrell, Hirrell, Hurrell and others.

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Harrod Early History


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Harrod Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harrod research. Another 149 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1685 are included under the topic Early Harrod History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harrod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harrod Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Harrod Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harrod In Ireland


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Harrod In Ireland



Some of the Harrod family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 39 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Harrod Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Harrod, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1680

Harrod Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Philip Harrod, aged 27, landed in Missouri in 1839

Harrod Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Anne Harrod, aged 20, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Confiance"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harrod (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harrod (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Morgan Harrod (1837-1912), American civil engineer who directed the construction of the water and sewerage systems in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tim Harrod (b. 1968), American Primetime Emmy Award winning comedy writer
  • James Harrod (1746-1792), American pioneer, soldier, and hunter who built the first permanent settlement in Kentucky
  • M. Merle Harrod, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964 (alternate), 1972
  • Leslie L. Harrod, American politician, Mayor of Wood River, Illinois, 1938
  • J. H. Harrod, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1908
  • C. C. Harrod, American politician, Mayor of Littleton, Colorado, 1932-34
  • Sir Henry Roy Forbes Harrod (1900-1978), English economist, best known for writing The Life of John Maynard Keynes (1951) and co-developing the Harrod-Domar model
  • Charles Digby Harrod (1841-1905), English businessman and owner of Harrods in London, son of Charles Henry Harrod
  • Charles Henry Harrod (1799-1885), English retail businessman who founded the Harrods store in London
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Harrod Historic Events


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Harrod Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Alfred Harrod, English Junior Assistant Purser from Liverpool, England, who worked aboard the RMS Lusitania and died in the sinking

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Harrod Family Crest Products


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Harrod Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    4. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    10. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
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    The Harrod Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harrod 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.

    This page was last modified on 11 November 2016 at 22:25.

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