De Hart Family History

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De Hart Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Dutch hart, hert ‘hard’, ‘strong’, ‘headstrong’, ‘unruly’, preceded by the definite article de. occupational name for a herdsman, Middle Dutch harde, herde, with the addition of the definite article de.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: De Haas, De Haan, De Laet, Denhart, De Raad, De Turk, De Waal, Dewart

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De Hart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the De Hart name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name De Hart. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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De Hart Family Origin

Where is the De Hart family from?

De Hart Family Occupations

What did your De Hart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Oysterman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Hart. A less common occupation for the De Hart family was Carpenter. The most common De Hart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of De Hart's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Oysterman

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your De Hart ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

De Hart Historical Records

What De Hart family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Hart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Hart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Hart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name De Hart. For the veterans among your De Hart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Hart Life Expectancy

What is the average De Hart lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, De Hart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for De Hart in 1970 was 46, and 5 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Hart ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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