Hext Name Meaning

English (Devon): nickname from Middle English hext ‘tallest’, ‘highest’ (Old English hehst, superlative of heah ‘high’).

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


Similar surnames: Best, Gent, Heath, Heit, Heft, West, Fest, Bent, Hecht, Peet

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Hext Family Origin

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Hext Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Farm Labourer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hext family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hext. The most common Hext occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Hext's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Hext | Data not to scale

Hext Historical Records

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Hext Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Hext life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hext in 1961 was 53, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hext

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