Hawkinson Family History

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Hawkinson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Hawkin (see Hawkins 1).

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

Similar surnames: Hankinson, Hawkins, Atkinson, Watkinson, Adkinson, Hakanson

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Hawkinson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hawkinson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Sweden


  • Norway


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Hawkinson Family Origin

Where is the Hawkinson family from?

Hawkinson Family Occupations

What did your Hawkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawkinson. A less common occupation for the Hawkinson family was Carpenter. The most common Hawkinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Hawkinson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Carpenter


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

Hawkinson Historical Records

What Hawkinson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Hawkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawkinson 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 Hawkinson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hawkinson. For the veterans among your Hawkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hawkinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Hawkinson lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hawkinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hawkinson in 1952 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hawkinson 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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