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Hardesty Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from Hardisty Hill in the parish of Fewston, North Yorkshire, recorded in 1379 as Hardolfsty, from the Old English personal name Heardwulf (composed of the elements heard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’ + wulf ‘wolf’) + Old English stig ‘path’.

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


Similar surnames: Harden, Harvey, Harley, Hardeman, Harness, Hasty, Harder, Harty

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Hardesty Family Origin

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Hardesty Family Occupations

What did your Hardesty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hardesty family was Farming. The most common Hardesty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Hardesty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hardesty.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Hardesty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hardesty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardesty 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 Hardesty. 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 Hardesty. For the veterans among your Hardesty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hardesty Life Expectancy

What is the average Hardesty lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hardesty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hardesty in 1942 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hardesty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hardesty 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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