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Hazelton Family History

Hazelton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hazelton Wood (Essex) Hazelton Bottom (Hertfordshire) Hesselton (North Yorkshire) Hazelton (Gloucestershire) or some other similarly named place elsewhere. The Essex and Hertfordshire placenames derive from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + denu ‘valley’ while the North Yorkshire and Gloucestershire placenames derive from Old English hæsel + tūn ‘farmstead estate’. See also Hazeltine .

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

Similar surnames: Hazleton, Holton, Halton, Hazel, Elton, Hilton, Dalton, Calton

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Where is the Hazelton family from?

You can see how Hazelton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hazelton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hazelton families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 107 Hazelton families living in Essex. This was about 33% of all the recorded Hazelton's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Hazelton families in 1891.
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What did your Hazelton 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 Hazelton. 26% of Hazelton men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Hazelton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hazelton were Builders Labourer and Private Means. .

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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
  • Railway Clerk
  • Butcher
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means
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What is the average Hazelton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hazelton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hazelton in 1944 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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