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Hewitt Name Meaning

English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh. See also Hew. The surname has also long been established in Ireland. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hiewet, a derivative of heawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

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

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Hewitt Family Origin

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Hewitt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, the most common Hewitt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Hewitt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hewitt family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hewitt.

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Hewitt Life Expectancy

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