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Hackenburg Name Meaning

Altered form of German Hackenberg or of Hachenburg a habitational name from a place in Rhineland-Palatinate called Hachenburg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hackenberg, Hanenburg, Tecklenburg, Eschenburg, Altenburg

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Where is the Hackenburg family from?

You can see how Hackenburg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hackenburg family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hackenburg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Hackenburg families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Hackenburg's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hackenburg families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hackenburg surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hackenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hackenburg. 32% of Hackenburg men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Hackenburg women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hackenburg were Farm Laborer and Reeler. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Reeler
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What Hackenburg family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hackenburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackenburg 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Hackenburg. 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 288 military records available for the last name Hackenburg. For the veterans among your Hackenburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hackenburg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hackenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hackenburg in 1963 was 81, and 77 in 2004.

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