An English surname, the Harbourne name comes from the Old English term ‘herebeorg’ which means lodging or a place to stay. The spelling variations for Harbourne include Harbard, Harboard, Harbot, Arbour, Harbord and Harber. The earliest Harbourne families came from the Suffolk region of England. More have moved into Yorkshire, Cumberland, Warwickshire and Sussex counties. There are also higher populations in Wales. In the United States most Halbourne families live in New York, Maryland and Michigan.