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Hawkes Family History

Hawkes Name Meaning
English (mainly central and southeastern England): patronymic from a personal name (see Hawk 1), or a variant of Hawk 2.

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

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171,246 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
9,898 Military Records
29,994 Immigration Records
126,154 Census and Voter Lists
269,511 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hawkes Families

  • Number of Hawkes families
     81 - 159
     28 - 80
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hawkes families
     548 - 1,094
     183 - 547
     1 - 182
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hawkes families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hawkes census records

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Hawkes Family Origin

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Hawkes Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hawkes

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Hawkes Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hawkes census records

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Hawkes Civil War Service Records

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