Hett Family History

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Hett Name Meaning

Frisian, North German, and Dutch: from a pet form of any of the many Germanic personal names formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Hatt, Hutt, Pett, Heit, Hilt, Hott, Lett, Gatt, Peth, Heye

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Hett Family Origin

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Hett Family Occupations

What did your Hett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Hett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hett. A less common occupation for the Hett family was Dry Goods Mer..

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Dry Goods Mer.


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

Hett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Hett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hett 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hett. 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 Hett. For the veterans among your Hett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hett in 1961 was 56, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hett 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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