Hartwig Family History

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Hartwig Name Meaning

German (also Härtwig), Dutch, and Danish (Hartvig): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + wig ‘battle’, ‘combat’.

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

Similar surnames: Hartig, Herwig, Hartung, Harwin, Hartman, Hartlieb, Hartrick, Harding

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Hartwig Family Origin

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Hartwig Family Occupations

What did your Hartwig ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hartwig family was Bootmaker. Annuitant, Baker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartwig. The most common Hartwig occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 17% of Hartwig's were Annuitants.

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  • Annuitant

  • Baker

  • Boot Maker

  • Bootmaker


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

Hartwig Historical Records

What Hartwig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Hartwig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartwig 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartwig. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Hartwig. For the veterans among your Hartwig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartwig Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartwig lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hartwig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hartwig in 1946 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartwig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartwig 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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