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Hardeman Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English hardi herdi ‘hardy bold’ + man ‘man’ (see Hardy ). This name has sometimes been confused with Hardman . Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArgadáin (see Hargadon ). Dutch: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hard ‘hardy brave strong’ + man ‘man’. Americanized form of German Hardemann a cognate of 3 above.

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


Similar surnames: Hardman, Hardiman, Harman, Hartman, Harden, Hardyman, Vardeman

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Where is the Hardeman family from?

You can see how Hardeman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hardeman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hardeman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 27 Hardeman families living in Kent. This was about 15% of all the recorded Hardeman's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Hardeman families in 1891.
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What did your Hardeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hardeman. 34% of Hardeman men worked as a Retired and 69% of Hardeman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hardeman were General Labourer and Retired Dressmaker. .

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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 1939

  • Retired
    34%
  • Window Cleaner
    34%
  • General Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    69%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Household Duties
    5%
  • Retired Dressmaker
    3%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Hardeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardeman 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Hardeman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hardeman. For the veterans among your Hardeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hardeman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hardeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hardeman in 1945 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

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