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Hazley Family History

Hazley Name Meaning

English: variant of Heasley. Today the surname is found chiefly in northern Ireland and Scotland, but seems not to have a local source.

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


Similar surnames: Harley, Halley, Hasley, Hadley, Hayley, Haley, Bazley, Hanley, Hamley

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Where is the Hazley family from?

You can see how Hazley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hazley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hazley families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Hazley family living in Massachusetts. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hazley's in the USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Hazley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hazley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hazley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hazley. 38% of Hazley men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Hazley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hazley were Wpa and Stenographer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Porter
    14%
  • Wpa
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    46%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Seamstress
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hazley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hazley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 230 immigration records available for the last name Hazley. 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 Cards

There are 318 military records available for the last name Hazley. For the veterans among your Hazley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hazley lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Hazley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hazley in 1952 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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