Hawks Family History

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Hawks Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Hawk.

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

Similar surnames: Hawkes, Hawke, Hanks, Haws, Hawk, Harts, Hewes, Howes, Hicks, Laws

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Hawks Family Origin

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Hawks Family Occupations

What did your Hawks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hawks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hawks's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawks. A less common occupation for the Hawks family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Hawks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Hawks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawks 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hawks. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Hawks. For the veterans among your Hawks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hawks Life Expectancy

What is the average Hawks lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hawks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hawks in 1940 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hawks 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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