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Hirt Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a herdsman, Middle High German hirt, cognate with English Heard.

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


Similar surnames: Hirst, Hart, Hurt, Hirn, Hitt, Birt, Hardt, Hirte, Ehart, Hirth

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Where is the Hirt family from?

You can see how Hirt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hirt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hirt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Hirt families living in Manitoba. This was about 70% of all the recorded Hirt's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Hirt families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hirt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hirt ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Hirt. 100% of Hirt men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Hirt women worked as a Book Keeper. .

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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

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Book Keeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hirt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hirt 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hirt. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hirt. For the veterans among your Hirt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hirt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hirt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hirt in 1951 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

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