Hazlett Family History

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Hazlett Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a hazel copse, Old English hæslett (a derivative of hæsel ‘hazel’). habitational name from Hazelhead or Hazlehead in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, derived from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + heafod ‘head’, here in the sense of ‘hill’; also a topographic name of similar etymological origin.

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

Similar surnames: Hackett, Hazleton, Hamlett, Hanley, Hargett, Pallett, Hassett, Halle

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Hazlett Family Origin

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Hazlett Family Occupations

What did your Hazlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hazlett. The most common Hazlett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Hazlett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hazlett family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Hazlett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hazlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hazlett lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Hazlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hazlett in 1946 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hazlett 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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