Hackney Family History

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Hackney Name Meaning

habitational name from Hackney in Greater London, named from an Old English personal name Haca (genitive Hacan) + eg ‘island’, ‘dry ground in marshland’. from Middle English hakenei (Old French haquenée), an ambling horse, especially one considered suitable for women to ride; perhaps therefore a metonymic occupational name for a stablehand. This surname has also been found in Scotland since medieval times.

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


Similar surnames: Mackley, Hockley, Hanney, Hacker, Hackley, Shackley, Haney, Rackley

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Hackney Family Origin

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Hackney Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Hackney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hackney's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hackney. A less common occupation for the Hackney family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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Hackney Historical Records

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Hackney Life Expectancy

What is the average Hackney lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Hackney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hackney in 1945 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

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