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Hartge Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic compound personal name beginning with hart- ‘hardy strong’ for example Hartwig . This surname is also found in France (Alsace).

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

Similar surnames: Hartke, Hartle, Hartig, Hartel, Hartje, Hartz, Harten, Hart, Harke

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Where is the Hartge family from?

You can see how Hartge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartge family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hartge families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Hartge families living in Maryland. This was about 48% of all the recorded Hartge's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Hartge families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartge. 20% of Hartge men worked as a Truck Driver and 43% of Hartge women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartge were Mechanic 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

  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Assembler
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hartge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartge 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 220 immigration records available for the last name Hartge. 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 270 military records available for the last name Hartge. For the veterans among your Hartge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartge lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hartge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hartge in 1952 was 30, and 89 in 2004.

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