Hedgepeth Family History

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Hedgepeth Name Meaning

Variant of English Hudspeth, altered by folk etymology. This name is particularly common in NC.

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


Similar surnames: Hedgepath, Hedgespeth, Hedgpeth, Hedgecock, Hedgecoth, Redpath

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Hedgepeth Family Origin

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Hedgepeth Family Occupations

What did your Hedgepeth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hedgepeth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Hedgepeth's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedgepeth. A less common occupation for the Hedgepeth family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Hedgepeth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hedgepeth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedgepeth lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hedgepeth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hedgepeth in 1950 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedgepeth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedgepeth 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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