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Hauxwell Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hauxwell in North Yorkshire which derives its name from the Old English personal name Heafoc (genitive Heafoces) or the word heafoc ‘hawk’ (genitive heafoces) + wella ‘well spring stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Maxwell, Harwell, Hartwell, Haswell, Hartell, Bagwell, Hipwell

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Where is the Hauxwell family from?

You can see how Hauxwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hauxwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hauxwell families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 116 Hauxwell families living in Yorkshire. This was about 41% of all the recorded Hauxwell's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hauxwell families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hauxwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hauxwell 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 Hauxwell. 30% of Hauxwell men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Hauxwell women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hauxwell were Bread Bakery Manager and Arts Crafts Shop Assistant. .

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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
  • Builders Labourer
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Bread Bakery Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
  • Arts Crafts Shop Assistant
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What Hauxwell family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hauxwell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hauxwell 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 216 immigration records available for the last name Hauxwell. 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 311 military records available for the last name Hauxwell. For the veterans among your Hauxwell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hauxwell lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hauxwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hauxwell in 1962 was 70, and 85 in 2004.

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