Hatch Family History

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Hatch Name Meaning

English (mainly Hampshire and Berkshire): topographic name from Middle English hacche ‘gate’, Old English hæcc (see Hatcher). In some cases the surname is habitational, from one of the many places named with this word. This name has been in Ireland since the 17th century, associated with County Meath and the nearby part of Louth.

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

Similar surnames: Latch, Hatcher, Fitch, Balch, Hach, Asch, Patch, Larch, Horch, Laich

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Hatch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hatch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hatch. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Hatch Family Origin

Where is the Hatch family from?

Hatch Family Occupations

What did your Hatch ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hatch family was Farm Labourer. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hatch. The most common Hatch occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Hatch's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Hatch Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 213,000 census records available for the last name Hatch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hatch 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Hatch. 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 48,000 military records available for the last name Hatch. For the veterans among your Hatch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hatch Life Expectancy

What is the average Hatch lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hatch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hatch in 1943 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hatch 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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