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Hackwell Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name of uncertain origin; possibly from Hockwill in Newton Saint Petrock or Hawkwell in Sutcombe or from any of several other farms or hamlets in southern England called Hawkwell for example in Dulverton (Somerset).

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


Similar surnames: Harwell, Mackrell, Rockwell, Hartwell, Haskell, Blackwell, Haswell

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Where is the Hackwell family from?

You can see how Hackwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hackwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hackwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 95 Hackwell families living in London. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hackwell's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hackwell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hackwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hackwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hackwell. 100% of Hackwell men worked as a Carpenter and 80% of Hackwell 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

  • Carpenter
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Incapacitated
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    5%
  • Fly Frame Cardroom Tenter
    5%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hackwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hackwell 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 318 immigration records available for the last name Hackwell. 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 330 military records available for the last name Hackwell. For the veterans among your Hackwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hackwell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hackwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Hackwell in 1962 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

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