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Hartman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hartmann. This name is also found in Slovenia and elsewhere in central Europe. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Hart.

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


Similar surnames: Hartmann, Harman, Hardman, Bartman, Artman, Hantman, Hassman, Hageman

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Where is the Hartman family from?

You can see how Hartman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hartman families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 317 Hartman families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 48% of all the recorded Hartman's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hartman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hartman. 13% of Hartman men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Hartman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartman were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
    13%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
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Census Records

There are 307,000 census records available for the last name Hartman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartman 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartman. 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 69,000 military records available for the last name Hartman. For the veterans among your Hartman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hartman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hartman in 1940 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

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