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Hackney Family History

Hackney Name Meaning
habitational name from Hackney in Greater London, named from an Old English personal name Haca (genitive Hacan) + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marshland’.from Middle English hakenei (Old French haquenée), an ambling horse, especially one considered suitable for women to ride; perhaps therefore a metonymic occupational name for a stablehand. This surname has also been found in Scotland since medieval times.

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

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84,323 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,352 Military Records
3,123 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hackney Families

  • Number of Hackney families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hackney families
     131 - 260
     44 - 130
     1 - 43
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hackney families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hackney Family Origin

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Hackney Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hackney

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Hackney Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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