Hartig Family History

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Hartig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Hartwig. German: from a pet form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’, for example, Hartwig. Dutch: variant of Hartog.

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

Similar surnames: Hartwig, Harding, Hartle, Herzig, Hartel, Harten, Hartung, Hartin

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Hartig Family Origin

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Hartig Family Occupations

What did your Hartig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Gunsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartig. The most common Hartig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Hartig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hartig family was Broom Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Gunsmith

  • Broom Maker


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

Hartig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Hartig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartig 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartig. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hartig. For the veterans among your Hartig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartig lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hartig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hartig in 1944 was 24, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartig 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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