Hawksley Family History

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Hawksley Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English hauk, hauek ‘hawk’ + ley(e) ‘open country’, ‘grassland’, ‘field’, or a habitational name from Hawkesley Hall in King’s Norton, Worcestershire, named from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’, ‘clearing’ + leah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Hawley, Hansley, Mawdsley, Hanley, Harley, Hensley, Akeley, Ansley

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Hawksley Family Origin

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Hawksley Family Occupations

What did your Hawksley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hawksley. 2% of Hawksley men worked as a Colliery Hewer and 52% of Hawksley women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hawksley were Colliery Deputy and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer
  • House Painter
  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker
  • Colliery Deputy

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Hawksley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hawksley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawksley 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 743 immigration records available for the last name Hawksley. 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 766 military records available for the last name Hawksley. For the veterans among your Hawksley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hawksley Life Expectancy

What is the average Hawksley lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hawksley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Hawksley in 1944 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hawksley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hawksley 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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