Hargreaves Family History

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Hargreaves Name Meaning

English: variant of Hargrave.

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


Similar surnames: Hargraves, Hargrave, Hargrove, Hardgrave, Hartgraves, Sagraves

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Hargreaves Family Origin

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Hargreaves Family Occupations

What did your Hargreaves ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Machinist and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hargreaves. A less common occupation for the Hargreaves family was Designer. The most common Hargreaves occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Hargreaves's were Farmers.

View Census data for Hargreaves | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    17%
  • Machinist

    8%
  • Cabinet Maker

    4%
  • Designer

    4%

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

Hargreaves Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hargreaves Life Expectancy

What is the average Hargreaves lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hargreaves life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hargreaves in 1948 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hargreaves

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hargreaves 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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