Hedge Family History

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Hedge Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hedge, Middle English hegg(e). In the early Middle Ages, hedges were not merely dividers between fields, but had an important defensive function when planted around a settlement or enclosure.

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

Similar surnames: Edge, Lodge, Wedge, Hege, Hodge, Hegel, Enge, Berge, Hedger, Hecke

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Hedge Family Origin

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Hedge Family Occupations

What did your Hedge 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 Hedge. 13% of Hedge men worked as a General Labourer and 76% of Hedge women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hedge were Bank Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Police Constable
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bank Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife

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

Hedge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Hedge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hedge 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hedge. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Hedge. For the veterans among your Hedge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hedge Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedge lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hedge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Hedge in 1949 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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