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Hackett Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Halkett, which is probably a habitational name from the lands of Halkhead in Renfrewshire, named with Middle English hauk, halk ‘hawk’ + wude ‘wood’. English (mainly central England): from a pet form of the medieval personal name Hack, Hake (see Hake). English: from Middle English haket, a kind of fish, hence perhaps a nickname for someone supposed to resemble such a fish, or a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller. Irish: when it is not the English name, this may also be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachaidh (see Caughey, McGaffey).

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

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Hackett Family Origin

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Hackett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hackett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hackett's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hackett. A less common occupation for the Hackett family was Carpenter.

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