Hardtke Family History

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Hardtke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of a Germanic compound personal name beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartke, Hardt, Hartge, Hartle, Harding, Harten, Hedtke, Hartje, Harke

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Hardtke Family Origin

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Hardtke Family Occupations

What did your Hardtke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Horse Shoeing and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hardtke. The most common Hardtke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Hardtke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hardtke family was Works In Saw Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Horse Shoeing

  • Laborer

  • Works In Saw Mill


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

Hardtke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hardtke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardtke 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Hardtke. 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 450 military records available for the last name Hardtke. For the veterans among your Hardtke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hardtke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hardtke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hardtke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hardtke in 1958 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hardtke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hardtke 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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