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Hartwig Name Meaning

German (also Härtwig) Dutch and Danish: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hard ‘hardy strong’ + wīg ‘battle combat’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartig, Herwig, Hartung, Harwin, Hartman, Hartlieb, Hartrick, Harding

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Where is the Hartwig family from?

You can see how Hartwig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartwig family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hartwig families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Hartwig families living in Ohio. This was about 75% of all the recorded Hartwig's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Hartwig families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartwig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartwig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartwig. 25% of Hartwig men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Hartwig women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartwig were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Hartwig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartwig 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartwig. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Hartwig. For the veterans among your Hartwig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartwig lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hartwig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hartwig in 1946 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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