Hedstrom Family History

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Hedstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Hedström): ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath’, ‘moor’ + ström ‘river’.

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

Similar surnames: Edstrom, Ekstrom, Hellstrom, Renstrom, Enstrom, Westrom, Hagstrom

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Hedstrom Family Origin

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Hedstrom Family Occupations

What did your Hedstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hedstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hedstrom's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hedstrom. A less common occupation for the Hedstrom family was Coal Dealer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Dealer


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

Hedstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Hedstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hedstrom 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hedstrom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hedstrom. For the veterans among your Hedstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hedstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Hedstrom lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Hedstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Hedstrom in 1945 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hedstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hedstrom 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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