Hedge Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge, Middle English hegg(e). In the early Middle Ages, hedges were not merely dividers between fields, but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.

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


Similar surnames: Edge, Lodge, Wedge, Hege, Hodge, Hegel, Enge, Berge, Hedger, Hecke

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Hedge Family Origin

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Hedge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hedge family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedge. The most common Hedge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hedge's were Farmers.

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Hedge Historical Records

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Hedge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Hedge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hedge in 1949 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedge

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