Hartwell Family History

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Hartwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. In some cases the surname may have arisen from Hartwell in Hartfield, Sussex or Hartwell in Lamerton, Devon.

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

Similar surnames: Hartell, Harwell, Hartnell, Cantwell, Carswell, Barnwell, Bardwell

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Hartwell Family Origin

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Hartwell Family Occupations

What did your Hartwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Hartwell. 27% of Hartwell men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Hartwell women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hartwell were Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Teacher
  • Domestic
  • Dressmaker
  • Housekeeper

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

Hartwell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Hartwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hartwell 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hartwell. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Hartwell. For the veterans among your Hartwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hartwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hartwell lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hartwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Hartwell in 1947 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hartwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hartwell 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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