Hewes Family History

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Hewes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hew, a variant of Hugh.

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


Similar surnames: Howes, Heyes, Thewes, Hawks, Hawkes, Hedges, Mewes, Heep, Hawes, Lees

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Hewes Family Origin

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Hewes Family Occupations

What did your Hewes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hewes. The most common Hewes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Hewes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hewes family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hewes Historical Records

What Hewes family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Hewes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hewes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hewes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hewes in 1949 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hewes 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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