Harten Family History

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Harten Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Hart 1. Dutch: from a derivative of a Germanic compound personal name beginning with hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. Dutch (van Harten): habitational name from a place so named near Renkum, Gelderland.

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

Similar surnames: Hartel, Harden, Haren, Harton, Hasten, Harben, Hartman, Parten

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Harten Family Origin

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Harten Family Occupations

What did your Harten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harten occupation in the UK was Bootmaker. 25% of Harten's were Bootmakers. A less common occupation for the Harten family was Printers Ink Maker. Bootmaker, Hosier & Outfitter and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harten.

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  • Bootmaker

  • Hosier & Outfitter

  • Labourer

  • Printers Ink Maker


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

Harten Historical Records

What Harten family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Harten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harten 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Harten. 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 Harten. For the veterans among your Harten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harten Life Expectancy

What is the average Harten lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Harten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Harten in 1963 was 83, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harten 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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