Hasting Family History

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Hasting Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the comparatively rare Anglo-Norman French personal name Hasten(c), Hastang, assimilated to Hastings. The personal name is of Old Norse origin, composed of the elements há ‘high’ + steinn ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Hastings, Harting, Astin, Hassing, Harding, Haskin, Lanting, Haston

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Hasting Family Origin

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Hasting Family Occupations

What did your Hasting ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hasting. A less common occupation for the Hasting family was Keeping House. The most common Hasting occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Hasting's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Hasting Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hasting Life Expectancy

What is the average Hasting lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hasting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hasting in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hasting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hasting 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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