Hasten Family History

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Hasten Name Meaning

Shortened form of Dutch van Hasten, a habitational name for someone from Asten in North Brabant or Astene in the Belgian province of East Flanders, or a shortened form of van (der) Hasten, from Middle Dutch a(e)st ‘drying room’, ‘drying kiln’, as used in the manufacture of beer or the preparation of madder for dyeing.

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

Similar surnames: Harten, Kasten, Haisten, Kosten, Masten, Easter, Hoster, Hassel

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Hasten Family Origin

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Hasten Family Occupations

What did your Hasten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hasten. A less common occupation for the Hasten family was Farming. The most common Hasten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hasten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Hasten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hasten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hasten 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 478 immigration records available for the last name Hasten. 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 Hasten. For the veterans among your Hasten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hasten Life Expectancy

What is the average Hasten lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hasten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hasten in 1955 was 39, and 103 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hasten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hasten 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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