Hargett Family History

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Hargett Name Meaning

Variant of English Hargate, a habitational name from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, which is named with Old Norse hórgr ‘cairn’, ‘heap of stones’ + gata ‘road’. variant of German Hergert.

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

Similar surnames: Huggett, Barnett, Targett, Harnett, Hassett, Hackett, Hazlett

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Hargett Family Origin

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Hargett Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hargett. A less common occupation for the Hargett family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hargett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Hargett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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Hargett Historical Records

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Hargett Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Hargett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hargett in 1953 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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