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Hasting Family History

Hasting Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Hastang Hastenc Hasten (Old Norse Hásteinn ‘high’ + ‘stone’). See also Hastings .

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


Similar surnames: Hastings, Harting, Astin, Hassing, Harding, Haskin, Lanting, Haston

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Where is the Hasting family from?

You can see how Hasting families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hasting family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hasting families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 85 Hasting families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Hasting's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Hasting families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hasting surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hasting ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hasting. 60% of Hasting men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Hasting women worked as an Income. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Electrician
    14%
  • Trapper
    14%
  • Painter
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Income
    100%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Hasting. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hasting 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hasting. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hasting. For the veterans among your Hasting ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hasting lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hasting life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hasting in 1954 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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