Hedger Family History

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Hedger Name Meaning

English (mainly Sussex): variant of Hedge, with the addition of agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Hedges, Hegner, Edger, Ledger, Hedge, Reder, Hemler, Seeger, Heger

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Hedger Family Origin

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Hedger Family Occupations

What did your Hedger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hedger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Hedger's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedger. A less common occupation for the Hedger family was Laborer.

View Census data for Hedger | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    53%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Hedger Historical Records

What Hedger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hedger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hedger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hedger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hedger. 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 Hedger. For the veterans among your Hedger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hedger Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Hedger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hedger in 1956 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedger 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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