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Hardtke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of an ancient Germanic compound personal name beginning with hard ‘hardy brave strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Hartke, Hardt, Hartge, Hartle, Harding, Harten, Hedtke, Hartje, Harke

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Where is the Hardtke family from?

You can see how Hardtke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hardtke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hardtke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Hardtke families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Hardtke's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hardtke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hardtke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hardtke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hardtke. 38% of Hardtke men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Hardtke women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hardtke were Farm Hand and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Typist
    20%
  • Stenographer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hardtke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardtke 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Hardtke. 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 450 military records available for the last name Hardtke. For the veterans among your Hardtke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hardtke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hardtke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hardtke in 1958 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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