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Hayward Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an official who was responsible for protecting land or enclosed forest from damage by animals, poachers, or vandals, from Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ (see Hay 1) + ward ‘guardian’.

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

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Hayward Family Origin

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Hayward Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hayward occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Hayward's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayward. A less common occupation for the Hayward family was Carpenter.

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Hayward Historical Records

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Hayward Life Expectancy

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