Last name: HARKNESS

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All you have to know about the last name HARKNESS

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HARKNESS : This last name is indexed 32,636 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

HARKNESS : Scottish (Dumfriesshire and Lanarkshire): apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place (perhaps in the area of Annandale Dumfriesshire with which the surname is connected in early records). The surname is also established in northern Ireland where it was taken in the 17th century by settlers from Dumfriesshire.

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