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Hartwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. In some cases the surname may have arisen from Hartwell in Hartfield, Sussex or Hartwell in Lamerton, Devon.

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


Similar surnames: Hartell, Harwell, Hartnell, Cantwell, Carswell, Barnwell, Bardwell

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Hartwell Family Origin

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Hartwell Family Occupations

What did your Hartwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartwell. The most common Hartwell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hartwell's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hartwell family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Hartwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hartwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartwell 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hartwell. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hartwell. For the veterans among your Hartwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartwell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hartwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hartwell in 1947 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartwell 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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