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Hitchcock Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): from a pet form of Hick, with the Middle English diminutive suffix -cok.

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


Similar surnames: Pidcock, Haycock, Pitcock, Hiscock, Hancock, Hickok, Hutchins

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Where is the Hitchcock family from?

You can see how Hitchcock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hitchcock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hitchcock families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 264 Hitchcock families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Hitchcock's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Hitchcock families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hitchcock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hitchcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hitchcock. 18% of Hitchcock men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Hitchcock women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hitchcock were Truck Driver and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 171,000 census records available for the last name Hitchcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hitchcock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Hitchcock. 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 Cards

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Hitchcock. For the veterans among your Hitchcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hitchcock lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Hitchcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hitchcock in 1940 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

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