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Hebden Family History

Hebden Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): variant of Hebdon .

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

Similar surnames: Hedden, Holden, Harden, Heiden, Howden, Selden, Eden, Hyden, Shedden

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Where is the Hebden family from?

You can see how Hebden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hebden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hebden families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 675 Hebden families living in Yorkshire. This was about 70% of all the recorded Hebden's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hebden families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hebden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hebden 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 Hebden. 13% of Hebden men worked as a General Labourer and 71% of Hebden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hebden were General Farm Labourer and Cotton Weaver. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Railway Signalman
  • General Farm Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Household Duties
  • Cotton Weaver
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Hebden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hebden 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hebden. 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 Hebden. For the veterans among your Hebden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hebden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hebden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hebden in 1962 was 81, and 85 in 2004.

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