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Hartell Family History

Hartell Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Hartle . Americanized form of German Hartel or Härtel.

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


Similar surnames: Harwell, Hartwell, Harvell, Hartnell, Hartel, Hartzell, Castell

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Where is the Hartell family from?

You can see how Hartell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hartell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Hartell families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hartell's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hartell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartell ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartell. 18% of Hartell men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hartell women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartell were Machinist and Maid. .

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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
    18%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hartell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartell 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 749 immigration records available for the last name Hartell. 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 919 military records available for the last name Hartell. For the veterans among your Hartell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hartell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hartell in 1962 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

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