Haertel Family History

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Haertel Name Meaning

German (Härtel) and Dutch: from a pet form of various compound personal names formed with the Germanic element hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartel, Hertel, Harten, Herpel, Oertel, Herbel, Bartel, Bertel, Ertel

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Haertel Family Origin

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Haertel Family Occupations

What did your Haertel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gardener and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haertel. A less common occupation for the Haertel family was Milk Dealer. The most common Haertel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Haertel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Keeping House

  • Milk Dealer


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

Haertel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Haertel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haertel census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Haertel

Passenger List

There are 845 immigration records available for the last name Haertel. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Haertel. For the veterans among your Haertel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haertel Life Expectancy

What is the average Haertel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Haertel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Haertel in 1951 was 32, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haertel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haertel 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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