Hatchett Family History

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Hatchett Name Meaning

English: from Old French hachet ‘small axe’, ‘hatchet’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such implements, or perhaps a nickname of anecdotal origin.

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


Similar surnames: Hackett, Pritchett, Hachey, Vatcher, Hatcher, Katcher, Thatcher

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Hatchett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hatchett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hatchett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    42%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    13%

  • Benin/Togo

    10%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

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Hatchett Family Origin

Where is the Hatchett family from?

Hatchett Family Occupations

What did your Hatchett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatchett. A less common occupation for the Hatchett family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hatchett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Hatchett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Hatchett Historical Records

What Hatchett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hatchett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hatchett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatchett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hatchett. For the veterans among your Hatchett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hatchett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hatchett lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hatchett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hatchett in 1947 was 48, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hatchett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hatchett 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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