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Hazlett Family History

Hazlett Name Meaning
topographic name for someone who lived by a hazel copse, Old English hæslett (a derivative of hæsel ‘hazel’).habitational name from Hazelhead or Hazlehead in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, derived from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + heafod ‘head’, here in the sense of ‘hill’; also a topographic name of similar etymological origin.

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

149,602 Historical Documents with Hazlett on Ancestry.com
32,807 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,672 Military Records
3,122 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hazlett Families

  • Number of Hazlett families
     109 - 215
     37 - 108
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hazlett families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hazlett families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Hazlett Family Origin

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Hazlett Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Hazlett

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Hazlett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Hazlett Civil War Service Records

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