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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Hewes Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewes

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