Hitchcock Family History

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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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Hitchcock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hitchcock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hitchcock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Hitchcock Family Origin

Where is the Hitchcock family from?

Hitchcock Family Occupations

What did your Hitchcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hitchcock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hitchcock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hitchcock family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hitchcock.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Hitchcock Historical Records

What Hitchcock family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hitchcock Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hitchcock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hitchcock 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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