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Haygood Name Meaning

Altered form of English Hawkwood, a habitational name from a place called Hawkswood in Sible Hedingham, Essex, or from Hawkwood Farm in Gosfield, Essex. This is a common name in the South, notably in GA, TX, and AL.

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


Similar surnames: Haywood, Hagood, Hood, Haymore, Hagwood, Heywood, Harwood, Garwood

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Haygood Family Origin

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Haygood Family Occupations

What did your Haygood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haygood. The most common Haygood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Haygood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haygood family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Haygood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Haygood Life Expectancy

What is the average Haygood lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haygood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Haygood in 1943 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haygood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haygood 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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