Hirtle Family History

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Hirtle Name Meaning

South German (also Hirtl): diminutive of Hirt.

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

Similar surnames: Hirte, Harle, Hirtzel, Hartle, Pirtle, Shartle, Hartl, Hirth, Hittle

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Hirtle Family Origin

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Hirtle Family Occupations

What did your Hirtle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Farmerson were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hirtle. A less common occupation for the Hirtle family was Farmer & Fisherman. The most common Hirtle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Hirtle's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Farmerson

  • Farmer & Fisherman


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

Hirtle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hirtle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hirtle 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hirtle. 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 750 military records available for the last name Hirtle. For the veterans among your Hirtle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hirtle Life Expectancy

What is the average Hirtle lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hirtle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hirtle in 1940 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hirtle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hirtle 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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