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Hardaway Name Meaning

English (London): probably a variant of Hathaway . This surname is now rare in Britain. In the US this surname is concentrated in the south in TX TN and GA. Perhaps an Americanized form of German Hardeweg a habitational name composed of ‘hard paved’ + ‘way road’.

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


Similar surnames: Hardway, Haddaway, Hadaway, Haraway, Hataway, Hathaway, Hattaway

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Where is the Hardaway family from?

You can see how Hardaway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hardaway family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Hardaway families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 6 Hardaway families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Hardaway's in United Kingdom. London and 1 other county had the highest population of Hardaway families in 1891.
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What did your Hardaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Hardaway. 100% of Hardaway 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hardaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hardaway 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Hardaway. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hardaway. For the veterans among your Hardaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hardaway lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hardaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hardaway in 1944 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

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