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Where is the Hewett family from?
You can see how Hewett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hewett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hewett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 40 Hewett families living in New York. This was about 17% of all the recorded Hewett's in USA. New York had the highest population of Hewett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hewett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hewett. 20% of Hewett men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Hewett women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hewett were Carpenter and Teacher. .