Hartke Family History

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Hartke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form Hartwig, or of other Germanic compound personal names beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartge, Hardtke, Hartle, Hartig, Harke, Hartz, Harten, Hartje, Hacke

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Hartke Family Origin

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Hartke Family Occupations

What did your Hartke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartke. A less common occupation for the Hartke family was Teamster. The most common Hartke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hartke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Teamster


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

Hartke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hartke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartke 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Hartke. 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 809 military records available for the last name Hartke. For the veterans among your Hartke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartke lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hartke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hartke in 1949 was 60, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartke 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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