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Hext Family History

Hext Name Meaning
English (Devon): nickname from Middle English hext ‘tallest’, ‘highest’ (Old English hehst, superlative of heah ‘high’).

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

83,440 Historical Documents with Hext on Ancestry.com
8,583 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
908 Military Records
488 Immigration Records
5,888 Census and Voter Lists
67,573 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hext Families

  • Number of Hext families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hext families
     84 - 165
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hext last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hext census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Hext Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Hext families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Hext Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Hext families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Hext

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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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Hext Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hext census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Hext ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Hext Civil War Service Records

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