Hewes Family History

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Hewes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hew, a variant of Hugh.

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

Similar surnames: Howes, Heyes, Thewes, Hawks, Hawkes, Hedges, Mewes, Heep, Hawes, Lees

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Hewes Family Origin

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Hewes Family Occupations

What did your Hewes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fisherman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hewes. 5% of Hewes men worked as a Fisherman and 47% of Hewes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hewes were Carpenter joiner and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fisherman
  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Carpenter joiner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Hewes Historical Records

What Hewes family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hewes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hewes 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 Hewes. 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 Hewes. For the veterans among your Hewes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hewes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hewes lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hewes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hewes in 1949 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hewes 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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