Hewett Family History

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Hewett Name Meaning

English: variant of Hewitt.

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

Similar surnames: Hewatt, Howett, Huett, Howitt, Jewett, Howatt, Hiett, Howeth, Hulett

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Hewett Family Origin

Where is the Hewett family from?

Hewett Family Occupations

What did your Hewett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hewett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Hewett's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hewett. A less common occupation for the Hewett family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter


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

Hewett Historical Records

What Hewett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 125,000 census records available for the last name Hewett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hewett 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Hewett. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Hewett. For the veterans among your Hewett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hewett Life Expectancy

What is the average Hewett lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hewett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hewett in 1949 was 30, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hewett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hewett 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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