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Hazleton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with this word: Hazleton Bottom (Hertfordshire), Hazleton Wood (Essex), or Hazelton (Gloucestershire), which is named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + tun ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’. The present-day distribution of the surname points to the places in Essex and Gloucester as the likely sources.

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


Similar surnames: Hazelton, Halton, Hambleton, Calton, Stapleton, Hazlett, Holton

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Hazleton Family Origin

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Hazleton Family Occupations

What did your Hazleton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hazleton. A less common occupation for the Hazleton family was Carpenter. The most common Hazleton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hazleton's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Hazleton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hazleton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hazleton lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hazleton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hazleton in 1962 was 74, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hazleton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hazleton 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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