Haigwood Family History

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Haigwood Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Hagewoud (see Hagewood).

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


Similar surnames: Hagewood, Haguewood, Hagwood, Damewood, Haygood, Airgood, Logwood

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Haigwood Family Origin

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Haigwood Family Occupations

What did your Haigwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Haigwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Haigwood's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haigwood. A less common occupation for the Haigwood family was Turpentine Overseer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Turpentine Overseer

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Haigwood ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Haigwood Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Haigwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haigwood census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Haigwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haigwood. For the veterans among your Haigwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haigwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Haigwood lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Haigwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Haigwood in 1961 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haigwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haigwood ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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