Hedquist Family History

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Hedquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Edquist, Enquist, Melquist, Norquist, Engquist, Lindquist, Elmquist

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Hedquist Family Origin

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Hedquist Family Occupations

What did your Hedquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boot Maker and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hedquist. The most common Hedquist occupation in the USA was Boot Maker. 33% of Hedquist's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Hedquist family was Laborer.

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  • Boot Maker

    33%
  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Hedquist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hedquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedquist lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hedquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Hedquist in 1962 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedquist 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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