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Hartford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hertford, or from either of two places called Hartford, in Cheshire and Cumbria; all are named with Old English heorot ‘hart’ + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Harford, Hayford, Hanford, Halford, Horsford, Warford, Bareford

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Hartford Family Origin

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Hartford Family Occupations

What did your Hartford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hartford family was Carpenter. The most common Hartford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hartford's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartford.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Hartford Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hartford ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hartford Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartford lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, Hartford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hartford in 1947 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartford 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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