Hanchett Family History

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Hanchett Name Meaning

English (Essex): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Hatchett, Hancher, Hatchell, Hancey, Hatchel, Hassett, Hackett

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Hanchett Family Origin

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Hanchett Family Occupations

What did your Hanchett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hanchett family was Laborer. The most common Hanchett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hanchett's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanchett.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Hanchett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Hanchett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanchett 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 612 immigration records available for the last name Hanchett. 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 Hanchett. For the veterans among your Hanchett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanchett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanchett lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hanchett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Hanchett in 1953 was 54, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanchett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanchett 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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