Hargett Family History

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Hargett Name Meaning

Variant of English Hargate, a habitational name from Harrogate in North Yorkshire, which is named with Old Norse hórgr ‘cairn’, ‘heap of stones’ + gata ‘road’. variant of German Hergert.

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


Similar surnames: Huggett, Barnett, Targett, Harnett, Hassett, Hackett, Hazlett

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Hargett Family Origin

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Hargett Family Occupations

What did your Hargett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hargett. 24% of Hargett men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Hargett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hargett were Farm Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hargett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Hargett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hargett 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 467 immigration records available for the last name Hargett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hargett. For the veterans among your Hargett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hargett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hargett lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hargett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hargett in 1953 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hargett

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