Hawksworth Family History

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Hawksworth Name Meaning

English (chiefly South Yorkshire): habitational name from a place called Hawksworth; there is one in West Yorkshire, named from the Old English personal name Hafoc ‘hawk’ + Old English worð ‘enclosure’; another, in Nottinghamshire, is probably named from the Old English personal name Hoc + worð.

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


Similar surnames: Hainsworth, Hackworth, Holdsworth, Hemsworth, Ainsworth, Hepworth

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Hawksworth Family Origin

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Hawksworth Family Occupations

What did your Hawksworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hawksworth occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Hawksworth's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hawksworth family was Lumberman. Farmer, Blacksmith and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hawksworth.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    15%
  • Shoemaker

    15%
  • Lumberman

    8%

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Hawksworth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hawksworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawksworth census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hawksworth. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hawksworth. For the veterans among your Hawksworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hawksworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hawksworth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hawksworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hawksworth in 1962 was 84, and 82 in 2004.

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