Hartel Family History

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Hartel Name Meaning

German (also Härtel): from a pet form of a Germanic compound personal name beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. French (Normandy): occupational name, a derivative of Hart 5.

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

Similar surnames: Harten, Haertel, Hertel, Martel, Hartell, Bartel, Harmel, Happel

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Hartel Family Origin

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Hartel Family Occupations

What did your Hartel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hartel family was Professor Of Languages. Bankers Clerk, Laborer (Agrcl) and Marble Polisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartel. The most common Hartel occupation in the UK was Bankers Clerk. 20% of Hartel's were Bankers Clerks.

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  • Bankers Clerk

  • Laborer (Agrcl)

  • Marble Polisher

  • Professor Of Languages


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

Hartel Historical Records

What Hartel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hartel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartel. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hartel. For the veterans among your Hartel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartel Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartel lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hartel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hartel in 1944 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartel 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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