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Hackforth Family History

Hackforth Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hackworth, Hackbarth, Hawksworth, Hayworth, Danforth, Duckworth

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Where is the Hackforth family from?

You can see how Hackforth families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hackforth family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Hackforth families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 9 Hackforth families living in Lancashire. This was about 27% of all the recorded Hackforth's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Hackforth families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hackforth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hackforth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Store Manager and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hackforth. 50% of Hackforth men worked as a General Store Manager and 100% of Hackforth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • General Store Manager
  • Constructional Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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What Hackforth family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 980 census records available for the last name Hackforth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackforth 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Hackforth. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 60 military records available for the last name Hackforth. For the veterans among your Hackforth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hackforth lifespan?

Average Hackforth life expectancy in 1985 was 70 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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