Hagwood Family History

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Hagwood Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Hackwood, a habitational name from a minor place so named. One example, in Northamptonshire, is named from Middle English hacked ‘cut’ + wode ‘wood’; another, in Basingstoke, Hampshire is named from Old English haca ‘hook’, ‘bend’ + wudu ‘wood’. In the U.S. this name is frequent in NC. See Hagewood 1.

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

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

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Hagwood Family Origin

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Hagwood Family Occupations

What did your Hagwood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hagwood occupation in the UK was Chair Woman. 100% of Hagwood's were Chair Womans.

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  • Chair Woman


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Hagwood Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

There are 389 immigration records available for the last name Hagwood. 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 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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Hagwood Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hagwood

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hagwood 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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