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Hartner Name Meaning

German: probably a habitational name for someone from any of several places called Harten in Silesia and Württemberg.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hartter, Harter, Heitner, Kantner, Hagner, Harder, Harner, Varner

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Where is the Hartner family from?

You can see how Hartner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hartner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Hartner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Hartner families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hartner's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Hartner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hartner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hartner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hartner. 24% of Hartner men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Hartner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartner were Clerk and Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    24%
  • Salesgirl
    18%
  • Waitress
    18%
  • Operator
    18%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hartner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 783 immigration records available for the last name Hartner. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hartner. For the veterans among your Hartner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hartner lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hartner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hartner in 1955 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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