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Hogwood Name Meaning

English (Kent): possibly a habitational name from places in Kent and West Sussex called Hog Wood.

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


Similar surnames: Hagwood, Hopwood, Horwood, Harwood, Haywood, Homewood, Norwood

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Where is the Hogwood family from?

You can see how Hogwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hogwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hogwood families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Hogwood families living in Virginia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hogwood's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Hogwood families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hogwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hogwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hogwood. 35% of Hogwood men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Hogwood women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hogwood were Farming 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
    35%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hogwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hogwood 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Hogwood. 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 764 military records available for the last name Hogwood. For the veterans among your Hogwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hogwood lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hogwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hogwood in 1957 was 56, and 57 in 2004.

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