Hawxhurst Family History

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Hawxhurst Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Hawkhurst, an English habitational name from Hawkhurst, a place in Kent, named from Old English hafoc ‘hawk’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

Similar surnames: Hayhurst, Dewhurst, Bathurst, Akehurst, Ashurst, Fairhurst

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Hawxhurst Family Origin

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Hawxhurst Family Occupations

What did your Hawxhurst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawxhurst. The most common Hawxhurst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Hawxhurst's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hawxhurst family was Agent.

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  • Farmer

  • Bookkeeper

  • Carpenter

  • Agent


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

Hawxhurst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hawxhurst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawxhurst 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 233 immigration records available for the last name Hawxhurst. 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 309 military records available for the last name Hawxhurst. For the veterans among your Hawxhurst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hawxhurst Life Expectancy

What is the average Hawxhurst lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hawxhurst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hawxhurst in 1958 was 64, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hawxhurst 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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