Hedding Family History

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Hedding Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from any of the places mentioned at Hedden, especially one of those in Northumbria. North German: Frisian clan form (the -ing suffix denoting affiliation) of the Germanic personal name Hatto (see Hadel).

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


Similar surnames: Herling, Henning, Codding, Wedding, Heuring, Herring, Harding

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Hedding Family Origin

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Hedding Family Occupations

What did your Hedding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hedding family was At Home. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedding. The most common Hedding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Hedding's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • At Home

    3%

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

Hedding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hedding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hedding 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 313 immigration records available for the last name Hedding. 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 705 military records available for the last name Hedding. For the veterans among your Hedding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hedding Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedding lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hedding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Hedding in 1951 was 30, and 70 in 2004.

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