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Hargrave Surname Meaning

English: variant of Hargrove .

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

Similar surnames: Grave, Seagrave, Belgrave, Hargrove, Hardgrave, Hargraves, Harnage

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Where is the Hargrave family from?

You can see how Hargrave families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hargrave family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hargrave families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 405 Hargrave families living in Yorkshire. This was about 36% of all the recorded Hargrave's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hargrave families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hargrave surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hargrave 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 Hargrave. 19% of Hargrave men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Hargrave women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hargrave were Dairy Farmer and 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 Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Hargrave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hargrave 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Hargrave. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Hargrave. For the veterans among your Hargrave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hargrave lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hargrave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hargrave in 1941 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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