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Hebdon Name Meaning

English (Durham and Yorkshire): habitational name from Hebden in Linton (Yorkshire) probably from Old English hēope ‘rose hip’ or hēopa ‘bramble’ + denu ‘valley’. Roger de Mowbray granted the manor of Hebden to Uctred de Hebden a descendant of Uctred Earl of Northumberland (died 1016) in 1120.

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


Similar surnames: Hibdon, Heydon, Hebden, Haydon, Hendon, Beldon, Helton, Bendon

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Where is the Hebdon family from?

You can see how Hebdon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hebdon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hebdon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 127 Hebdon families living in Yorkshire. This was about 46% of all the recorded Hebdon's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Hebdon families in 1891.
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What did your Hebdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hebdon. 43% of Hebdon men worked as a Farmer and 78% of Hebdon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hebdon were General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Dut. .

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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

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Wood Machinist
    29%
  • General Labourer
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    78%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
    3%
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Passenger Lists

There are 288 immigration records available for the last name Hebdon. 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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There are 463 military records available for the last name Hebdon. For the veterans among your Hebdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hebdon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hebdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hebdon in 1962 was 81, and 86 in 2004.

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