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

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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Hasting Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hasting ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hasting Life Expectancy

What is the average Hasting lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

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United States

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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