Harriet Hastings

21 June 1881–26 December 1881
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Hastings was born on 21 June 1881, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Albert Edward Hastings, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Clemens, was 34. She died on 26 December 1881, in her hometown, at the age of 0.

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Albert Edward Hastings
Elizabeth Clemens
Elizabeth Hastings
Harriet Hastings
Albert James Hastings
William Warren Hastings
Elizabeth Hastings
Arthur Edward Hastings

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from Hastings, a place in Sussex, on the south coast of England, near which the English army was defeated by the Normans in 1066 . It is named from Old English Hǣstingas ‘people of Hǣsta’. The surname was taken to Scotland under William the Lion in the latter part of the 12th century. It also assimilated some instances of the native Scottish surname Harestane ( see Hairston ).2 English: variant of Hasting .3 Irish (Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hOistín ‘descendant of Oistín’, the Gaelic form of Augustine ( see Austin ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Harriet Hastings, "New Zealand, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1840-1981"
  • Harriet Hastings, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harriet Hastings - Government record: birth-name: Harriet Hastings

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