Hacking Family History

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Hacking Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Hacking in Lancashire, the name of which is of uncertain origin. Early forms appear with the definite article, and the name may represent an Old English term for a fish weir, a derivative of hæcc ‘hatch’, ‘low gate’, or haca ‘hook’.

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

Similar surnames: Hocking, Hickling, Harting, Haskin, Halling, Hawkins, Hankin, Harling

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Hacking Family Origin

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Hacking Family Occupations

What did your Hacking ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Stone Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hacking. The most common Hacking occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 8% of Hacking's were Cotton Weavers. A less common occupation for the Hacking family was Coal Miner.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Stone Mason

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hacking ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hacking Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Hacking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hacking 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hacking. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Hacking. For the veterans among your Hacking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hacking Life Expectancy

What is the average Hacking lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hacking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hacking in 1961 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hacking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hacking ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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