Hargrave Family History

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Hargrave Name Meaning

English: habitational names from any of a number of places called Hargrave or Hargreave, of which there are examples in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Suffolk; all are named with Old English har ‘gray’ or hara ‘hare’ + graf ‘grove’ or græfe ‘thicket’.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Seagrave, Belgrave, Hargrove, Hardgrave, Hargraves, Harnage

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Hargrave Family Origin

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Hargrave Family Occupations

What did your Hargrave ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hargrave. A less common occupation for the Hargrave family was Keeping House. The most common Hargrave occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Hargrave's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Works On Farm

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Hargrave Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hargrave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hargrave 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 Hargrave. 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 Hargrave. For the veterans among your Hargrave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hargrave Life Expectancy

What is the average Hargrave lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hargrave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hargrave in 1941 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hargrave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hargrave 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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