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As a surname, Harten is thought to be derived from the place named Harden in West Yorkshire. The place name in turn is derived from the Old English words "hara," or "hare," and "denu," or "valley."

Harten Early Origins



The surname Harten was first found in Roxburghshire where one of the first records of the name was John de Hardene who rendered homage to King Edward I in 1296. Harden is a civil parish and village in West Yorkshire and an area north of Walsall.

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Harten Spelling Variations


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Harten Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Harten occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Harden, Hardene, Hardin, Hardon and others.

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Harten Early History


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Harten Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Harten research. Another 186 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1512 are included under the topic Early Harten History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Harten Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Harten Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Harten In Ireland


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Harten In Ireland



Some of the Harten family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlanti c. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Harten, or a spelling variation of the surname include:

Harten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Maria Harten, aged 39, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
  • Elizabeth Harten, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742
  • George Harten, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1742

Harten Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Harten, aged 19, arrived in New York, NY in 1803
  • Diedr V Harten, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849

Harten Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • James Harten, aged 27, who settled in America from Dublin, in 1906
  • Bridget Harten, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Cavan, Ireland, in 1906
  • George Howard Harten, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1909
  • Lizzie Harten, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Longford Ireland, in 1913
  • Maggie Harten, aged 16, who landed in America from Kilcogy, Ireland, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Harten (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Harten (post 1700)



  • Amiram Harten (1947-1994), Israeli-born, American applied mathematician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    3. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    11. ...

    The Harten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Harten Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 18 November 2015 at 10:43.

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