Hewell Family History

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Hewell Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name Hugh, Hew (see Hugh).

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


Similar surnames: Newell, Sewell, Howell, Jewell, Rowell, Hegel, Shewell, Ewell, Oswell

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Hewell Family Origin

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Hewell Family Occupations

What did your Hewell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hewell family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hewell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hewell's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hewell.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    18%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Hewell Historical Records

What Hewell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hewell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hewell 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 Hewell

Passenger List

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

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Hewell Life Expectancy

What is the average Hewell lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Hewell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Hewell in 1959 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hewell 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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