Hurtgen Family History

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Hurtgen Name Meaning

German (Hürtgen): habitational name from a place so called near Düren, Rhineland. Rhenish pet form of Hurt.

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

Similar surnames: Harten, Hartge, Lutgen, Hartter, Horgen, Hurter, Burgin, Huegel, Uren

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Hurtgen Family Origin

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Hurtgen Family Occupations

What did your Hurtgen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hurtgen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hurtgen's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hurtgen. A less common occupation for the Hurtgen family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Hurtgen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 787 census records available for the last name Hurtgen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hurtgen 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 64 immigration records available for the last name Hurtgen. 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 333 military records available for the last name Hurtgen. For the veterans among your Hurtgen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hurtgen Life Expectancy

What is the average Hurtgen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Hurtgen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hurtgen in 1962 was 81, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hurtgen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hurtgen 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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