Hegwood Family History

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Hegwood Name Meaning

Perhaps a part-translation of Heglund.

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


Similar surnames: Haywood, Logwood, Armwood, Earwood, Magwood, Bigwood, Hagewood

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Hegwood Family Origin

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Hegwood Family Occupations

What did your Hegwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hegwood occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hegwood's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hegwood family was Farming. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hegwood.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Hegwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hegwood Life Expectancy

What is the average Hegwood lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hegwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1953. The average life expectancy for Hegwood in 1951 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hegwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hegwood 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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