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Haddow Family History

Haddow Surname Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Haddo in Aberdeenshire or perhaps sometimes from Haddoch (Morays Aberdeenshire). The former is named with Older Scots half + davach dauch from Gaelic dabhach a land measure equivalent to four plowgates. Scottish: variant of Haddock .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Haddon, Harrow, Darrow, Harlow, Wadlow, Haddock, Gadow, Hadden, Cahow

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Where is the Haddow family from?

You can see how Haddow families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haddow family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haddow families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there were 53 Haddow families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Haddow's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Haddow families in 1891.
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What did your Haddow ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Haddow. 43% of Haddow men worked as a General Labourer and 79% of Haddow women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haddow were Railway Porter and Incapacitated. .

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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 Labourer
    43%
  • Iron Moulder
    22%
  • Colliery Hewer
    16%
  • Railway Porter
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    79%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Haddow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Haddow. For the veterans among your Haddow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haddow lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Haddow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Haddow in 1954 was 41, and 77 in 2003.

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