Hazelton Family History

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Hazelton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Hazleton in Gloucestershire, or from Hazelton Bottom in Hertfordshire, Hazelton Wood in Essex, or Hesselton in North Yorkshire. All are named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + denu ‘valley’. (The first element of Hesselton may be influenced by Old Norse hesli.) It is possible that there are other minor places elsewhere of this name, in which the second element is Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. There has been considerable confusion of this name with Haselden.

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

Similar surnames: Hazleton, Holton, Halton, Hazel, Elton, Hilton, Dalton, Calton

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Hazelton Family Origin

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Hazelton Family Occupations

What did your Hazelton ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hazelton. 4% of Hazelton men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Hazelton women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hazelton were Builders Labourer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Railway Clerk
  • Bending Foreman
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Private Means

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

Hazelton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hazelton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hazelton 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 Hazelton. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hazelton. For the veterans among your Hazelton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hazelton Life Expectancy

What is the average Hazelton lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hazelton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Hazelton in 1944 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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