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Hartenstein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of several places named Hartenstein, in Saxony and Bavaria. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German hart ‘hard’ + Stein ‘rock’, ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartstein, Hertenstein, Falkenstein, Hammerstein, Laubenstein

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Hartenstein Family Origin

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Hartenstein Family Occupations

What did your Hartenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartenstein. The most common Hartenstein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Hartenstein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hartenstein family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Barber

  • Keeping House


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

Hartenstein Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hartenstein. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartenstein 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartenstein. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hartenstein. For the veterans among your Hartenstein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartenstein Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartenstein lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hartenstein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hartenstein in 1957 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartenstein

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartenstein 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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