Hartell Family History

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Hartell Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from any of the places called Harthill, named with Old English heorot ‘hart’ + hyll ‘hill’. There are several places of this name, for example in Cheshire, Derbyshire, and South Yorkshire, but apparently none in the West Midlands. It is also possible that the surname represents a truncated derivative of Hartlebury in Worcestershire. This place name derives from the Old English personal name Heortla + Old English burh ‘fort’. German: Americanized spelling of Hartel or Härtel.

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

Similar surnames: Harwell, Hartwell, Harvell, Hartnell, Hartel, Hartzell, Castell

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Hartell Family Origin

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Hartell Family Occupations

What did your Hartell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hartell occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 5% of Hartell's were Boot Makers. Boot Maker, Brickmaker and Foreman ?? Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartell. A less common occupation for the Hartell family was Shoe Finisher.

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  • Boot Maker

  • Brickmaker

  • Foreman ?? Maker

  • Shoe Finisher


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

Hartell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hartell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartell 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 749 immigration records available for the last name Hartell. 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 919 military records available for the last name Hartell. For the veterans among your Hartell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hartell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hartell in 1962 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartell 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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