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Denhart Family History

Denhart Name Meaning

from the personal name Degenhart (see Degenhart). from an old personal name Denihart, probably composed of the Germanic stem dan(compare Dane) + hard ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Dienhart, De Hart, Arnhart, Ehart, Dewart, Lenhart, Lenart, Deckert

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Where is the Denhart family from?

You can see how Denhart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Denhart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Denhart families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Denhart family living in Missouri. This was about 33% of all the recorded Denhart's in the USA. Missouri and 2 other states had the highest population of Denhart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Denhart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Denhart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Denhart. 49% of Denhart men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Laborer
    26%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Denhart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denhart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 205 immigration records available for the last name Denhart. 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 Cards

There are 358 military records available for the last name Denhart. For the veterans among your Denhart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Denhart lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Denhart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Denhart in 1950 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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