Hazelwood Family History

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Hazelwood Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon, Derbyshire, Suffolk, Surrey, and West Yorkshire, so called from Old English hæsel (or Old Norse hesli) ‘hazel (tree)’ + wudu ‘wood’; or a topographic name from this term.

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

Similar surnames: Hazelton, Harwood, Haywood, Hazel, Gatewood, Henwood, Underwood

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Hazelwood Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hazelwood name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hazelwood. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hazelwood Family Origin

Where is the Hazelwood family from?

Hazelwood Family Occupations

What did your Hazelwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hazelwood. A less common occupation for the Hazelwood family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hazelwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Hazelwood's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Hazelwood Historical Records

What Hazelwood family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hazelwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hazelwood 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hazelwood. 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 Hazelwood. For the veterans among your Hazelwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hazelwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Hazelwood lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hazelwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Hazelwood in 1947 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hazelwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hazelwood 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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