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Haswell Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northumberland): habitational name from a place named Haswell, notably the one in County Durham, which is named from Old English hæsel ‘hazelnut tree’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Harwell, Caswell, Hassell, Farwell, Hipwell, Banwell, Shadwell

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Haswell Family Origin

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Haswell Family Occupations

What did your Haswell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Haswell family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haswell. The most common Haswell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Haswell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

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

Haswell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Haswell Life Expectancy

What is the average Haswell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Haswell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haswell in 1962 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haswell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haswell 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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