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Hesselgrave Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hazel Grove in Greater Manchester (recorded in 1690 as Hesselgrove), which is named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel(tree)’ + graf ‘grove’.

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


Similar surnames: Seagrave, Belgrave, Snellgrove, Hargrave, Wesselmann, Vessell, Hessel

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Hesselgrave Family Origin

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Hesselgrave Family Occupations

What did your Hesselgrave ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hesselgrave. The most common Hesselgrave occupation in the USA was Farmer. 91% of Hesselgrave's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    91%
  • Blacksmith

    9%

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

Hesselgrave Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hesselgrave Life Expectancy

What is the average Hesselgrave lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Hesselgrave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hesselgrave in 1964 was 73, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hesselgrave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hesselgrave 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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