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Hagwood Family History

Hagwood Name Meaning

Altered form of English Hogwood . This name is frequent in NC. Compare Hagewood and Hegwood . Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Hagewoud (see Hagewood ).

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

Similar surnames: Haywood, Harwood, Henwood, Garwood, Heywood, Hopwood, Hagewood

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Where is the Hagwood family from?

You can see how Hagwood families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hagwood family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hagwood families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 11 Hagwood families living in Manitoba. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hagwood's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Hagwood families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hagwood surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hagwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hagwood. 23% of Hagwood men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Hagwood women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagwood were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hagwood. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagwood 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Hagwood. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 753 military records available for the last name Hagwood. For the veterans among your Hagwood ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hagwood lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hagwood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hagwood in 1954 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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