Harte Family History

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Harte Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Hart. Dutch: variant of Hart 6.

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Tarte, Marte, Harts, Carte, Harty, Hardt, Harth, Horne, Harten

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Harte Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Harte name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Harte. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • France


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Harte Family Origin

Where is the Harte family from?

Harte Family Occupations

What did your Harte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harte. A less common occupation for the Harte family was Brick & Stone Mason. The most common Harte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Harte's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Brick & Stone Mason


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

Harte Historical Records

What Harte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Harte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harte 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Harte. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Harte. For the veterans among your Harte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harte Life Expectancy

What is the average Harte lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Harte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harte in 1941 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harte 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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