Hepworth Family History

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Hepworth Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): habitational name from places so named, of which there is one West Yorkshire and another in Suffolk, both probably deriving their name from an Old English personal name Heppa + worð ‘enclosure’. The surname is still found mainly in Yorkshire, so it seems that the first place is the more likely source of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Hemsworth, Papworth, Keyworth, Pebworth, Cudworth, Haworth, Walworth

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Hepworth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hepworth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hepworth. 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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Hepworth Family Origin

Where is the Hepworth family from?

Hepworth Family Occupations

What did your Hepworth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hepworth. The most common Hepworth occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Hepworth's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hepworth family was Blacksmith.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith


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

Hepworth Historical Records

What Hepworth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 84,000 census records available for the last name Hepworth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hepworth 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 Hepworth. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hepworth. For the veterans among your Hepworth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hepworth Life Expectancy

What is the average Hepworth lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hepworth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Hepworth in 1960 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hepworth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hepworth 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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