Harmon

August 12, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
An English last name derived from the Germanic “Herman”, meaning “army man”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Hariman, Harimon, Harm, Harmie, Harmy, Hermon, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Harmon Gow, former stage-driver and town gossip, who fills the narrator in on some of the details of Ethan’s life, in Edith Wharton’s Ethan Frome (written in 1911, but set in the 1890s or first few years of the 1900s).

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