Hazell Family History

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Hazell Name Meaning

English (southern): variant spelling of Hazel.

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

Similar surnames: Hamell, Hazel, Chapell, Hammell, Hairell, Wadell, Capell, Hansell

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Hazell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hazell name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Hazell Family Origin

Where is the Hazell family from?

Hazell Family Occupations

What did your Hazell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hazell family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hazell. The most common Hazell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Hazell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Hazell Historical Records

What Hazell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Hazell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hazell 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hazell. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hazell. For the veterans among your Hazell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hazell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hazell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hazell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hazell in 1948 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hazell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hazell 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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