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Harte Family History

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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Where is the Harte family from?

You can see how Harte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Harte families living in Ohio. This was about 30% of all the recorded Harte's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Harte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Harte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harte. 13% of Harte men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Harte women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harte were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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