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Hartenstein Name Meaning

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

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Hartenstein family from?

You can see how Hartenstein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartenstein family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Hartenstein families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 39 Hartenstein families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 23% of all the recorded Hartenstein's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hartenstein families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartenstein surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartenstein ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartenstein. 17% of Hartenstein men worked as a Salesman and 16% of Hartenstein women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartenstein were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
    17%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Saleslady
    13%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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