Harting Family History

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Harting Name Meaning

English: habitational name from (East, South, and, formerly, West) Harting in West Sussex, named with an unattested Old English byname Heort ‘hart’ + -ingas, a suffix denoting ‘family, dependants, or followers’. North German (also Härting): patronymic from Hart or Hardt 2. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Bavaria or from Hartingen, near Diepholz, Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Harling, Harding, Harton, Hasting, Harring, Haring, Halling, Hastings

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Harting Family Origin

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Harting Family Occupations

What did your Harting ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harting occupation in Canada was Engineer. 29% of Harting's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Harting family was Plumber. Engineer, Farm Servant and Millwright were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harting.

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  • Engineer

  • Farm Servant

  • Millwright

  • Plumber


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

Harting Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Harting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harting 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 Harting. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Harting. For the veterans among your Harting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harting Life Expectancy

What is the average Harting lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Harting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Harting in 1949 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harting

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harting 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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