Hewlett Family History

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Hewlett Name Meaning

English (central western England): from the Middle English personal name Huwelet, Huwelot, Hughelot, a double diminutive of Hugh formed with the diminutive suffixes -el + -et and -ot. The surname is also established in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Hewitt, Hamlett, Jewett, Pellett, Herbert, Pallett, Tollett, Hallett

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Hewlett Family Origin

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Hewlett Family Occupations

What did your Hewlett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hewlett. A less common occupation for the Hewlett family was Carpenter. The most common Hewlett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hewlett's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Hewlett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hewlett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hewlett 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Hewlett. 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 Hewlett. For the veterans among your Hewlett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hewlett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hewlett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hewlett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hewlett in 1949 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewlett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hewlett 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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