Hartman Family History

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Hartman Name Meaning

Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + man ‘man’. Respelling of German Hartmann. This name is also found in Slovenia and elsewhere in central Europe. Jewish (Ashkenazic): elaborated form of Hart.

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

Similar surnames: Hartmann, Harman, Hardman, Bartman, Artman, Hantman, Hassman, Hageman

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Hartman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hartman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hartman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hartman Family Origin

Where is the Hartman family from?

Hartman Family Occupations

What did your Hartman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hartman. A less common occupation for the Hartman family was Blacksmith. The most common Hartman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Hartman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Scholar

  • Blacksmith


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

Hartman Historical Records

What Hartman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 307,000 census records available for the last name Hartman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartman 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 37,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartman. 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 69,000 military records available for the last name Hartman. For the veterans among your Hartman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hartman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hartman in 1940 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartman 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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